Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy

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Trucking Country is a social history of long-haul trucking that explores the contentious politics of free-market capitalism in post-World War II America. Shane Hamilton paints an eye-opening portrait of the rural highways of the American heartland, and in doing so explains why working-class populist voters are drawn to conservative politicians who seemingly don't represent their financial interests. Hamilton challenges the popular notion of "red state" conservatism as a devil's bargain between culturally conservative ...

Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy 2014, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691160924

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Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy 2008, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691135823

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