The Resource For the people: : American populist movements from the Revolution to the 1850s, Ronald P. Formisano, (ebook)

For the people: : American populist movements from the Revolution to the 1850s, Ronald P. Formisano, (ebook)

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For the people: : American populist movements from the Revolution to the 1850s
Title
For the people:
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American populist movements from the Revolution to the 1850s
Statement of responsibility
Ronald P. Formisano
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eng
Summary
For the People offers a new interpretation of populist political movements from the Revolution to the eve of the Civil War and roots them in the disconnect between the theory of rule by the people and the reality of rule by elected representatives. Ron Formisano seeks to rescue populist movements from the distortions of contemporary opponents as well as the misunderstandings of later historians.From the Anti-Federalists to the Know-Nothings, Formisano traces the movements chronologically, contextualizing them and demonstrating the progression of ideas and movements. Although American populist movements have typically been categorized as either progressive or reactionary, left-leaning or right-leaning, Formisano argues that most populist movements exhibit liberal and illiberal tendencies simultaneously. Gendered notions of "manhood" are an enduring feature, yet women have been intimately involved in nearly every populist insurgency. By considering these movements together, Formisano identifies commonalities that belie the pattern of historical polarization and bring populist movements from the margins to the core of American history
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Midwest
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1939-
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Formisano, Ronald P.
Dewey number
973.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Caravan Book
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
  • Populism
  • Populism
  • Social movements
  • Social movements
  • United States
  • Political culture
  • Political culture
  • Anti-Masonic movements
Target audience
adult
Label
For the people: : American populist movements from the Revolution to the 1850s, Ronald P. Formisano, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780807886113
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11710236
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remote
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11710236
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MWT11710236
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
For the people: : American populist movements from the Revolution to the 1850s, Ronald P. Formisano, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807886113
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11710236
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11710236
System control number
MWT11710236
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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