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Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men
The Ideology of the Republican Party before the Civil War
Eric Foner - Apr 20, 1995 (first published in 1971)
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Since its publication twenty-five years ago, Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men has been recognized as a classic, an indispensable contribution to our understanding of the causes of the American Civil War. A key work in establishing political ideology as a major concern of modern American historians, it remains the only full-scale evaluation of the id...
Waleed Shahid
Dec 15, 2020
@mattyglesias It's a great book.      source
The Socialist Manifesto
Bhaskar Sunkara - Apr 14, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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A "razor-sharp" introduction to this political and economic ideology makes a galvanizing argument for modern socialism (Naomi Klein) -- and explains how its core tenets could effect positive change in America and worldwide.In The Socialist Manifesto, Bhaskar Sunkara explores socialism's history since the mid-1800s and presents a realistic vision fo...
Waleed Shahid
May 15, 2019
@zackbeauchamp I think you'd enjoy this book and the way it grapples with questions around socialism, social democracy and liberalism.      source
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