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Book review: why America needs a left: a historical argument

Coolidge Toker, Emily (2012) Book review: why America needs a left: a historical argument. LSE Review of Books (20 Oct 2012). Website.

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The United States today cries out for a robust, self–respecting, intellectually sophisticated left, yet the very idea of a left appears to have been discredited. In this recent book, Eli Zaretsky rethinks the idea by examining three key moments in American history: the Civil War, the New Deal and the range of New Left movements in the 1960s and after including the civil rights movement, the women′s movement and gay liberation. Emily Coolidge Toker recommends the book to anyone looking for a quick and convincing call to action.

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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2013 14:26
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