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Good solid look at the "reactionary plus modern" roots of the new conservatism in Orange County, California. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Joseph W. Lapsley
"Suburban Warriors" ranks with Sidney Blumenthal's "Rise of the Counter-Establishment" as one of the most acute books available that examine the American Right. Read morePublished on October 15, 2011 by Peter Baklava
This book was an extremely insightful and informative book about the emerging conservative movement in the 1960s and 1970s, culminating with the Reagan Revolution in the... Read morePublished on April 8, 2011 by S. Moler
If you want to understand the Tea Party today and the Republican strategy in general, Read this book. YOu don't have to agree with it or with the stand of the any political party. Read morePublished on December 8, 2010 by Ana Kritis
The author seeks to humanize and explain the sometimes-frightening new "conservative movement" that has particular appeal to residents of Orange County, CA. Read morePublished on November 16, 2010 by purrrplej
When I first saw this book I thought there would be no way I would want to read it, it looked like it would be conservative propaganda - but it is not at all. Read morePublished on November 7, 2010 by ohdanigirl
In "Suburban Warriors," Lisa McGirr tackles the rise of the American "New Right" by analyzing it from the "bottom up," using Orange County, the arguable epicenter of the movement,... Read morePublished on November 22, 2009 by William Alexander
Lisa McGirr's book, Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right, chronicles the birth of the modern conservative movement from its beginnings in Orange County,... Read morePublished on July 18, 2007 by M. P. Procter Sr.
I was assigned this book for class and therefore didn't have a huge interest in the subject before I read the book. I haven't finished it, but I also don't plan to finish it. Read morePublished on March 8, 2006 by Breezie