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7 edition of Extremism in America found in the catalog.

Extremism in America

a reader

by Lyman T. Sargent

  • 325 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by New York University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Religion,
  • Political History,
  • Political Sociology,
  • Sociology,
  • United States,
  • Right and left (Political scie,
  • General,
  • History & Theory - Radical Thought,
  • LEFT-WING EXTREMISTS,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • RIGHT AND LEFT (POLITICAL SCIENCE),
  • RIGHT-WING EXTREMISTS,
  • UNITED STATES_POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT,
  • Ideology,
  • Radicalism,
  • Social movements

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-385) and index.

    Statementedited by Lyman Tower Sargent
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8045899M
    ISBN 100814779786
    ISBN 109780814779781

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      • Chronological presentation of the specific groups and organizations provides historical insight into the development of right-wing extremism• Provides an up-to-date bibliography for further reading• Thorough cross-referencing of sourcesReviews: 1.   George Michael talks about the history and current impact of political extremists in the United States. Prof. Michael discusses such groups as anti .

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Kimberly Blaker’s The Fundamentals of Extremism: The Christian Right in America is not just another book on the Religious Right. John Shelby Spong, bestselling author of Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism calls Blaker’s book “a thorough analysis of a present crisis.” In this stark and troubling account of the Religious Right’s /5(37).

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