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Race, conservative politics, and U.S. foreign policy in the postcolonial world, 1948--1968
This dissertation analyzes the rise of conservatism in American politics from 1948 to 1968, paying special attention to the impact of the civil rights movement and race on postwar political realignments. Unlike previous ...
One nation, one world: American clubwomen and the politics of internationalism, 1945--1961
Between 1945 and 1961, U.S. clubwomen launched a series of civic campaigns to educate Americans about the United Nations. Drawing on their older traditions of domesticating politics, conservative and liberal clubwomen from ...
Information wars: The government, the military, the media and the people, 1941--1991
This study examined the tensions between the military and the media; the need for governments to articulate clear war aims, win public, and international support; and the public's power to hold a government accountable in ...
Fighting a New Deal: Intellectual origins of the Reagan Revolution, 1932--1952
This dissertation locates the origins of the modern conservative movement in the intellectual history of the 1930s and 1940s. I argue that it was during the years of the Great Depression, when laissez-faire capitalism was ...