Building New Deal Liberalism - Smith, Jason Scott
Statt 81,99 €**
80,99 €
versandkostenfrei*

inkl. MwSt.
**Früherer Preis
Versandfertig in 2-4 Wochen
40 °P sammeln
  • Gebundenes Buch

The first historical study of New Deal public works programs and their role in transforming the American economy, landscape, and political system during the twentieth century. Through its public works, the New Deal produced a revolution in state-sponsored economic development. The scale and scope of this dramatic federal investment in infrastructure laid crucial foundations for postwar growth, anticipating the building of national highways and the military-industrial complex. This book provides a path-breaking reinterpretation of the relationship between the New Deal's welfare state and American liberalism.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The first historical study of New Deal public works programs and their role in transforming the American economy, landscape, and political system during the twentieth century. Through its public works, the New Deal produced a revolution in state-sponsored economic development. The scale and scope of this dramatic federal investment in infrastructure laid crucial foundations for postwar growth, anticipating the building of national highways and the military-industrial complex. This book provides a path-breaking reinterpretation of the relationship between the New Deal's welfare state and American liberalism.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Cambridge University Press
  • Seitenzahl: 300
  • Erscheinungstermin: 2. April 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 157mm x 22mm
  • Gewicht: 642g
  • ISBN-13: 9780521828055
  • ISBN-10: 0521828058
  • Artikelnr.: 21544087
Autorenporträt
Jason Scott Smith holds a Mellon Fellowship in American Studies at Cornell University, where he is a visiting assistant professor in the department of history and the department of government. In 2001-2002 he was the Harvard-Newcomen Fellow at the Harvard Business School, where he taught courses on the history of capitalism. His work has appeared in a number of journals, including the Journal of Social History, Pacific Historical Review, Reviews in American History, and the Journal of Interdisciplinary History.