Prisoners of the American Dream

Prisoners of the American Dream

Politics and Economy in the History of the US Working Class

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A brilliant and comprehensive study of class struggle in the United States

Prisoners of the American Dream is Mike Davis's brilliant exegesis of a persistent and major analytical problem for Marxist historians and political economists: Why has the world's most industrially advanced nation never spawned a mass party of the working class? This series of essays surveys the history of the American bourgeois democratic revolution from its Jacksonian beginnings to the rise of the New Right and the re-election of Ronald Reagan, concluding with some bracing thoughts on the prospects for progressive politics in the United States.

Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2018
Edition: Paperback edition
ISBN: 9781786635907
1786635909
Characteristics: xiii, 381 pages ; 20 cm

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