The world of nations : reflections on American history, politics, and culture
- Lasch, Christopher
- New York : Knopf; [distributed by Random House], 1973.
- [1st ed.].
- Physical Description:
- xii, 348, xiv pages ; 22 cm
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- 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).
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