Rural Radicals

Rural Radicals

Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Through its history, populism has meant hope and progress, as well as hate and a desire to turn back the clock on American history. In her new preface, Catherine McNicol Stock provides an update and overview of the conservative face of rural America. She paints a comprehensive portrait of a long line of rural activists whose crusades against big government, big business, and big banks sometimes spoke in a language of progressive populism and sometimes in a language of hate and bigotry. Rural Radicals breaks down the populism expressed by activists, confronts our conventional notions of right and left, and allows us to understand political factionalism differently.




Also of interest

Imperfect Strangers
Americans, Arabs, and U.S.–Middle East Relations in the 1970s
Salim Yaqub

Subjects

Interdisciplinary Studies : American Studies
History : History / U.S. and Canada
Political Science : Political Science / U.S. and Canada
Social Science : Sociology

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