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By Nelson Lichtenstein

ISBN-10: 0252037855

ISBN-13: 9780252037856

ISBN-10: 025207940X

ISBN-13: 9780252079405

For greater than thirty years Nelson Lichtenstein has deployed his scholarship--on hard work, politics, and social thought--to chart the heritage and clients of a revolutionary the United States. A Contest of Ideas collects and updates lots of Lichtenstein's such a lot provocative and debatable essays and reviews.


These incisive writings hyperlink the destiny of the exertions circulate to the adjustments within the form of worldwide capitalism, to the increase of the civil rights circulation, and to the activists and intellectuals who've performed such vital roles. Tracing wide styles of political idea, Lichtenstein bargains very important views at the dating of work and the kingdom, the tensions that typically exist among a tradition of rights and the belief of unity, and the increase of conservatism in politics, legislation, and highbrow lifestyles. the amount closes with pix of 5 activist intellectuals whose paintings has been important to the conflicts that have interaction the hard work circulate, public coverage, and political culture.

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