The Paranoid Style in American Politics

The Paranoid Style in American Politics

Richard Hofstadter


This well timed reissue of Richard Hofstadter's vintage paintings at the fringe teams that impression American electoral politics bargains a useful viewpoint on modern family affairs.In The Paranoid kind in American Politics, acclaimed historian Richard Hofstadter examines the competing forces in American political discourse and the way fringe teams can impact — and derail — the bigger agendas of a political celebration. He investigates the politics of the irrational, laying off mild on how the habit of people can look out of percentage with real political concerns, and the way such habit affects higher teams. With such different vintage essays as “Free Silver and the brain of 'Coin' Harvey” and “What occurred to the Antitrust Movement?, ” The Paranoid variety in American Politics continues to be either a seminal textual content of political historical past and an important research of the ways that political teams functionality within the usa.

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