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The Incorporation of America by Alan Trachtenberg
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Apr 05, 12

Read from March 28 to April 05, 2012

A fascinating look at the role that incorporation has had on the politics and culture of America. A "classic" book (first came out in 1982), _The Incorporation of America_ deftly traces the roots of what Ike later called "the military industrial complex" and the ways in which "democracy"/"culture" shifted as terms to mean "power"/"hierarchy." An engaging read.
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