Visions of Progress: The Left-Liberal Tradition in America
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Visions of Progress: The Left-Liberal Tradition in America (Politics and Culture in Modern America)

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Liberals and leftists in the United States have not always been estranged from one another as they are today. Historian Doug Rossinow examines how the cooperation and the creative tension between left-wing radicals and liberal reformers advanced many of the most important political values of the twentieth century, including free speech, freedom of conscience, and racial eq...more
Paperback, 322 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by University of Pennsylvania Press (first published December 20th 2007)
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Feb 16, 2008 Cathy marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Max Elbaum says:
For a new examination of the very timely matter of "liberals, leftists, and
the tortured relations between the two" check out Doug Rossinow's new book,
VISIONS OF PROGRESS: THE LEFT-LIBERAL TRADITION IN AMERICA. (Also useful if you
are trying to get a handle on the last 60 years of U.S. history is a collection
Doug co-edited in 2006, THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1945: HISTORICAL INTERPRETATIONS;
it includes my 2001 essay, "What Legacy from Radical Internationalism of 1968?”)

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