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Conservatism in America Making Sense of the American Right by Paul Edward Gottfried

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English


  • Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • 20th century,
  • Conservatism,
  • History,
  • Political parties,
  • Right and left (Political science),
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9624405M
ISBN 101403974322
ISBN 109781403974327

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This is an informative book that presents an alternative to the FOX News version of conservatism. It compares early, continental European conservatism with the American version that developed throughout our founding period and was detailed by Russell Kirk in his book, The Conservative Mind. Dr. Gottfried is as his best when describing how the conservative movement changed in the 's and /5. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Conservatism in America from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. By the term conservatism, probably first used by Chateaubriand. Conservatism in the United States is a political and social philosophy characterized by respect for American traditions, republicanism, support for Christian values, moral universalism, pro-business and anti-labor union, anti-communism, individualism, advocacy of American exceptionalism, and a defense of Western culture from the perceived. Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Apr 11,  · I Thought I Understood the American Right. Trump Proved Me Wrong. A historian of conservatism looks back at how he and his peers failed to anticipate the rise of the president. Conservatism is a political and social philosophy promoting traditional social institutions in the context of culture and central tenets of conservatism include tradition, organic society, hierarchy, authority, and property rights. Conservatives seek to preserve a range of institutions such as religion, parliamentary government, and property rights, with the aim of emphasizing. Dec 01,  · Kinds of Conservatism Conservatism in America. by Clinton Rossiter. Knopf. pp. $ Toward the close of FDR’s administration, many liberals, reflecting the atmosphere of “a season of inaction and consolidation,” seemed more interested in conserving than altering the political and economic status quo. Oct 01,  · The political and moral attitude called conservatism does'not come-out of a book; indeed,, some of the most conservative folk I have known have been distinctly unbookish. at least in America.

"Conservatism in America manifests the author's immense erudition, in German, French, and Italian sources, as well as in English ones. It is an indispensable work for understanding what passes for American conservatism in our day." - The Mises Review. A major theme I took away from your own book, The Death of Converatism, is that in order to understand conservatism you need to see it as sociology no less than’s about culture and who you identify with, no less than what it is you happen to believe. Your next three choices all date from a similar period, , , and they’re all, arguably, more cultural artifacts than. The Rise of Conservatism in America, A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History and Culture) () by Story, Ronald; Laurie, Bruce and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(43). From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. 8 other sections not shown. Other editions - View all. Conservatism in America: The Thankless Persuasion Clinton Rossiter Snippet view - Conservatism in America: The Thankless Persuasion Clinton Rossiter Snippet view -