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The world of nations
Christopher Lasch

The world of nations
reflections on American history, politics, and culture.
[1st ed.]

Published by Knopf; [distributed by Random House] in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The limits of liberal reform: Origins of the asylum. Two "kindred spirits": sorority and family in New England, 1839-1846. Divorce and the "decline of the family." The woman reformer's rebuke. The Mormon Utopia. The anti-imperialists, the Philippines, and the inequality of man. The moral and intellectual rehabilitation of the ruling class.
Alternatives to liberalism: Is revolution obsolete? The professional revolutionary: Erikson's Gandhi. After the New Left. Populism, socialism, and McGovernism. The "counter-culture."
The so-called post-industrial society: "Realism" as a critique of American diplomacy. Sources of the cold war: a historical controversy. The foreign policy élite and the war in Vietnam. Educational structures and cultural fragmentation. The social thought of Jacques Ellul. Birth, death, and technology: the limits of cultural laissez-faire.
Notes and bibliography (p. 309-348).


Dewey Decimal Class 309.1/04
Library of Congress HN15.5 .L37

The Physical Object

Pagination xii, 348, xiv p.
Number of pages 348

ID Numbers

Open Library OL5413087M
ISBN 10 0394483944
LC Control Number 73004309
OCLC/WorldCat 596385
Library Thing 922807
Goodreads 4470062


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