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American Populism A Social History 1877-1898 (American Century Series) by Robert C. McMath

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Published by Hill and Wang .
Written in English


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Number of Pages246
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Open LibraryOL7424272M
ISBN 100374522642
ISBN 109780374522643

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  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 form 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 Jr 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).