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Author Sandbrook, Dominic

Title Mad as hell : the crisis of the 1970s and the rise of the populist Right / Dominic Sandbrook

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  E865 .S26 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  E865 .S26 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  E865 .S26 2011    DUE 01-02-15
Descript xv, 506 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-480) and index
Contents Washington, D.C., August 1974 -- Conspiracy theory -- If he's so dumb, how come he's president? -- Archie's guys -- The porno plague -- Born to run -- Let's look ferocious -- Southie won't go -- Redneck chic -- The man of a thousand faces --TV's super women -- The weirdo factor -- Reagan country -- The Jimmy and Jerry show -- Washington, D.C, January 1977 -- Mr. Carter goes to Washington -- Steeltown, U.S.A. -- Roots and rights -- The sweetheart of the silent majority -- Whatever happened to California? -- Apocalypse now -- Nuke the Ayatollah! -- America's team -- Conservatives for change -- Soldiers of God -- To sail against the wind -- Rendezvous with destiny -- Washington, D.C., January 1981
Note Sandbrook re-creates the schizophrenic atmosphere of the 1970s, an age when feminists were on the march and the Communists seemed to be winning the Cold War, but also when a new kind of right-wing populism was transforming American politics form the ground up
LC subject United States -- Politics and government -- 1974-1977
United States -- Politics and government -- 1977-1981
Populism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Politicians -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Social change -- United States -- History -- 20th century
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980
ISBN 9781400042623
1400042623