The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

The Cause: The Fight for American Liberalism from Franklin Roosevelt to Barack Obama

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The definitive history of American postwar liberalism, told through the lens of those who brought it to life.

Liberalism stands proudly at the center of American politics and culture. Driven by passion for social justice, tempered by respect for the difficulty of change, liberals have struggled to end economic inequality, racial discrimination, and political repression. Liberals have fueled their cause with the promise of American life and visions of national greatness,… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)


This is less a book about liberalism than it is a book about liberals — stretch limousines full of them, fleet after fleet. Liberalism, Alterman suggests, is a movement of “many different faces,” and his book, at times, appears intent on showing them all: faces of intellectuals, faces of politicians, faces of protesters and filmmakers, philosophers and diplomats.

Kirkus Reviews : THE CAUSE (February 15, 2012)

A liberal columnist and a professor examine the zigzag route of liberal politics since the New Deal.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Penguin (April 12, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 576 pages

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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