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American discontent

John L. Campbell

American discontent

the rise of Donald Trump and decline of the golden age

by John L. Campbell

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Written in English

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  • Politics and government,
  • Political culture,
  • Social change,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    The 2016 presidential election was unlike any other in recent memory, and Donald Trump was an entirely different kind of candidate than voters were used to seeing. He was the first true outsider to win the White House in over a century and the wealthiest populist in American history. Democrats and Republicans alike were left scratching their heads-how did this happen?

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn L. Campbell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE912 .C38 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 220 pages
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26963182M
    ISBN 100190872438
    ISBN 109780190872434
    LC Control Number2017038024
    OCLC/WorldCa1008976920

      Michael J. Sandel's book, Democracy's Discontent, is a thought-provoking journey into the depths of America's democratic consciousness. Its solution of recognizing our multiplicity of identities by dispersing sovereignty seems a promising and novel alternative to counteract the degradation of democracy caused by the global by: A Fierce Discontent by Michael McGerr - The Progressive Era, a few brief decades around the turn of the last century, The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream Finally a book that does justice to the progressives as the visionaries, malcontents, radicals, pragmatists, egalitarians, and segregationists they severally were. The most Released on: The three decades after the Civil War saw a wholesale shift in American life, and the cause was capitalism. Driven by J. P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and oth­ers like them, armies of men and women were harnessed to a new vision of massive industry.


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