Daniel Bell and the Decline of Intellectual Radicalism: Social Theory and Political Reconciliation in the 1940's

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What causes a generation of intellectuals to switch its political allegiances in particular, to move from the opposition to the mainstream? In U.S. history, it is the experience of the Old Left intellectuals, who swung from avowal of socialism or Communism in the 1930s to apology for American liberalism in the 1950s, that raises this question pointedly. In this highly original and broadsweeping study, Howard Brick focuses on the career of Daniel Bell as an illustrative case of political transformation, combining ...

Daniel Bell and the Decline of Intellectual Radicalism: Social Theory and Political Reconciliation in the 1940's 1986, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299105501

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