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Invisible hands : the businessmen's crusade against the New Deal

Author: Kim Phillips-Fein
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning in the mid-1930s, a handful of prominent American businessmen forged alliances with the aim of rescuing America - and their profit margins - from socialism and the 'nanny state'. Long before the 'culture wars', these driven individuals funded think tanks, fought unions and formed organisations to market their views. These nearly unknown, larger-than-life and sometimes eccentric personalities make for a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Phillips-Fein
ISBN: 9780393337662 0393337669
OCLC Number: 760030583
Description: 360 s
Contents: Paradise lost --
Down from the mountaintop --
Changing the climate --
Cultural politics: churches, radio stations, and magazines --
How to break a union --
Suburban cowboy --
The attack on the free enterprise system --
Turning the tide --
Building the "business activist movement". Making the moral majority --
The market triumphant --
Epilogue.

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"A compelling and readable story of resistance to the new economic order." -Boston Globe  Read more...

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"Here is the true story of the businessmen's crusade: how organized money built a movement, found its voice, honed its strategies, and, after years of struggle, returned in triumph...Kim Read more...

 
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