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American populism

George McKenna

American populism

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Populism -- United States,
    • United States -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited, selected, and with introductions by George McKenna.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183 .M147 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 325 p. ;
      Number of Pages325
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5312652M
      ISBN 100399111166
      LC Control Number72097303


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American Populism chronicles the Populists' battles with the dominant institutions of an industrializing nation. In this readable and balanced account, Robert McMath examines Populism's relation to the social and From the first crises in America's farming regions in the s through the fracture and demise of grass-roots protest organizations /5.

Books shelved as populism: What Is Populism. by Jan-Werner Müller, The Populist Explosion: How the Great Recession Transformed American and European Poli. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: American populism.

Lexington, Mass.: D.C. Heath and Co., © (OCoLC) Material Type. He describes Populism's important regional components, and he places the crusade in a larger context as he compares it to parallel movements in the Great Plains and Canada in the s and s.

American Populism is an impressive book about a major social, cultural, and political movementPages: Again and again, Latin America has seen the populist scenario played to an unfortunate end.

Upon gaining power, populist governments attempt to revive the economy through massive spending. After an initial recovery, inflation reemerges and the government responds with wage an price controls.

Shortages, overvaluation, burgeoning deficits, and capital flight soon precipitate economic crisis. Trump worries that the United States is “getting killed” on trade, American populism book he might be pleased to learn that populism is a successful U.S. export, “an American creation that spread later to Latin Author: Carlos Lozada.

Two strands of populism have long thrived in American politics, both purporting to champion the interests of ordinary people.

One shoots upward, at nefarious elites; the other—Trump’s tradition—shoots both up and down, targeting outsiders at the bottom of the ladder as by: Pitchfork Populism By Author Bradford R. Kane. A veteran political analyst examines the forces that led to the rise of the current American populism book of populism and considers their continuing influence on the future of American political, social, and cultural forces led to the election of President Donald Trump.

A quietly, remarkably useful book, “American Populism” yields more pleasure than one at first expects. The clash of contradictions and differences proves intellectually exciting.

American historians have generally treated Populism in one of two ways: They have either confused it with the Progressivism that followed shortly on its heels, as a forerunner of the New Deal and.

All scholars interested in third-party politics, Populism, and southern history should read this stimulating book.— Journal of Southern History In examining Marion Butler's long and varied career, James Hunt makes an important contribution to our understanding of American politics in the Populist-Progressive era.—Robert C.

McMath American populism book Author: James L. Hunt. How Donald Trump Fits Into the History of American Populism. 03/02/ pm ET Updated COLUMBUS, OH: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally held at Signature Flight Hangar in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday, March 1, (Maddie McGarvey for The Washington Post via Getty Images)Author: Martin Eiermann.

The word populism is a vague and contested term that has been used in reference to a diverse variety of phenomena. The political scientist Will Brett characterised it as "a classic example of a stretched concept, pulled out of shape by overuse and misuse", while the political scientist Paul Taggart has said of populism that it is "one of the most widely used but poorly understood political.

He describes Populism's important regional components, and he places the crusade in a larger context as he compares it to parallel movements in the Great Plains and Canada in the s and s.

American Populism is an impressive book about a major social, cultural, and political movement.5/5(1). AMERICAN POPULISM PA (American Century Series) by Jr., Robert C.

McMath and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Description Event Summary. On Thursday, AEI’s Michael R. Strain presented an overview of his book “The American Dream Is Not Dead: (But Populism Could Kill It)” (Templeton Press, ).

With the triumph of Donald Trump in the presidential election, magazines from Vanity Fair to The Economist suddenly began writing about populism and trying to analyze that amorphous identity that periodically returns to American politics. Far less defined than a political movement or agenda, American populism is an impulse, rooted in.

"This is an exceptionally intelligent book about a notoriously slippery, yet essential, political concept. Jan-Werner Müller's sweeping critique of populism will both instruct and challenge anyone who seeks to understand the roots and nature of the political conflicts that are roiling Europe and the United States."—Michael Kazin, author of.

The new American populism running against elites and billionaires will have to strike a balance—to burn Davos Man in effigy while sparing his best ideas from the fire.

We want to hear what you. Marrying populist theory with well-established theories of the American Presidency, Richard Conley’s keen analysis and insights help us make sense of Trump, America’s most successful populist. The work is essential reading for students of the presidency. Times were tough on the American farm in the s.

Crop prices fell as production rose. Credit was hard to get and interest rates were high. Many of the rural areas’ best and brightest had taken off to seek their fortunes in the cities. These hard times triggered a. Strain’s book, “The American Dream Is Not Dead: (But Populism Could Kill It),” is a counterintuitive, fact-based look at the state of the American economy.

It is a much-needed correction to. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for American Populism by George McKenna (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The book forms a brilliant basis for those introducing themselves to populism.

The book is also extremely resourceful as it has a number of bibliographical essays for those who desire to read more on the topic of populism. Conclusion This book is one of the best history books that describe the history of populism in the American society. In his book on American populism, The Populist Persuasion, the historian Michael Kazin describes populism as “a language whose speakers conceive of.

A brief, crisp account of ``the Pentecost of Politics'' that energized farmers in America's heartland in the last third of the 19th century. Historians have generally regard this agrarian movement from three vantage points: as a forerunner of Progressive reforms (John Hicks); as a failed attempt to create a more humane economic order (C.

Vann Woodward and Lawrence Goodwyn); or as a dark. Additional Physical Format: Online version: McKenna, George. American populism.

New York: Putnam, (OCoLC) Online version: McKenna, George. Pitchfork Populism is an important book, one that deserves to be on the bookshelves of all who want to understand who we are as a nation, and just where we are this profound and persuasive book, Bradford R.

Kane digs deep into America’s history and provides insightful documentation that Trump reflects the split personality that was present at the creation of our country and.

“On Populist Reason helped to explain the rise of the new leftist sentiment sweeping Latin America from Venezuela to Ecuador to Argentina—he was a key influence on Kirchner, who valued Laclau’s support in reaching out beyond his Peronista base to the grassroots activists who had been occupying hundreds of factories.

Request PDF | Trump, Populism, and American Foreign Policy | Employing a discursive understanding of populism and combing it with insights of poststructuralist international relations theory and Author: Thorsten Wojczewski.

This also applies to the scholarship that links the Trump phenomenon to the return of a “distinctively American populism”: “Jacksonianism” (Mead3), which understands America as “a folk community bound together by deep cultural and ethnic ties” originating primarily in a common European heritage, white identity, and.

Second of all, populism is generally construed as a strategy or technique of political persuasion rather than a matrix of beliefs. It is a method of identifying a villain and shaking a fist. This is so even if it also reflects real policy choices. "Raise marginal tax rates on high earners" is .