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Bell, Jonathan, 1976-
California crucible : the forging of modern American liberalism / Jonathan Bell
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  JS451.C25 B34 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Liberalism -- California -- History -- 20th century
Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Subject California -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Physical Description 343 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-331) and index
Contents Introduction: Placing California in post-World War II American politics -- Politics and party in California at mid-century -- Building the Democratic Party in the 1940s -- The Stevenson effect -- A democratic order -- Turning point: California politics in the 1950s -- The liberal moment -- Democratic politics and the Brown administration -- Welfare reform and the idea of the family -- Culture wars, politics, and power -- The legacy of the Democratic Party renaissance -- Epilogue: Liberal politics in California in an "era of limits"
NOTE 514359
Series Politics and culture in modern America

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