Think of Turner and Beard as against Bancroft. Monopoly capital, not capitalism writ large or small, becomes the intellectual and the political problem. Again, think of Turner and Beard, then fast forward to the anti-corporate bias that now serves as a left-wing credential in every relevant venue: Thomas Frank, Matt Taibbi, Elizabeth Sanders. Third, corporations appear as belated, artificial entities—just like John Marshall said in —rather than original, organic components of American history, of the country created by corporations like the Massachusetts Bay Co.
Hofstadter and Williams refused, or modified, all three premises. Hofstadter led the way. The American Political Tradition was preface to The Age of Reform , in this sense, because it made us think of the reformers, the revolutionaries, and the reactionaries as characters on a continuum of mistaken identity, not difficult patients with irreconcilable etiologies. A kind of consensus. He trips himself; he sounds apologetic.
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By the American public had lived with the great corporation for so long that it was felt to be domesticated. It is this change in the moral stance that seems most worthy of remark. He finally knew how and why and where Turner and Beard and Robinson and Parrington were wrong, but still useful. Counter-progressive will do for now. It makes us think about the reach and the limits of Populism, third parties, renegade politicians. We ask that those who participate in the discussions generated in the Comments section do so with the same decorum as they would in any other academic setting or context.
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To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video. Need help? Kazin provides an interesting work in his tracing of a large history, and his analyses of the transitions between different periods of reform. He views populism as continuing not as a strict ideology, but as a form of expression of various peoples and movements.
Finally, Kazin also examines the semantic issues that surround the word "populist" today. McMath, Robert C.
American Populism: A Social History American Century Series. New York: Hill and Wang, This book provides us with a look most precisely concurrent with the era we have been examining. McMath actually starts a little earlier than his title suggests, as he examines the culture of the West and the South that gave birth to the Populist movement.
He closes with a brief look at contemporary uses of the word "populist" and the legacy left from the s. Importantly, his book is carefully indexed, and includes a lengthy bibliographical essay. Taggart, Paul. Concepts in the Social Sciences. Philadelphia: Open University Press,