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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
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Great realistic view of the depression from one of America's most prominent historians. Hofstadter does an outstanding job describing the evolution of the populist to progressives... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Hofstadter is a useless blowhard stumping for the current pigs that are the elites in our country. The statistics speak for themselves - ALL the goddam money is going upwards to... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Barry Fay
Had read this book 2 to 3 times before. The author's method and insights are still valid in my opinion. Valuable to assess current and recurrent themes in American politics.Published 6 months ago by duke ponick
It's a wonderful book on the history of the transformation of the US. The book itself is short and concise. As one of the reviewers commented, it is not an easy read. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Knowledge Bee
Another great Hofstadter book: interesting, well written, impeccably organized. You'll find out what a Populist was, but more importantly, what a "progressive" was, and... Read morePublished 11 months ago by JTR
History is complicated. That is one thing that one takes from this magnificent piece of American history. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Stuart Shapiro
Hofstadter is always a great writer to read and has a great number of insights about what people do and why they do it. I highly recommend this work.Published on November 16, 2013 by Robert Allen
This book deserves its status as a classic: written more than 55 years ago, it remains highly relevant to today, not just in his critique of the left-leaning from 1890s to the end... Read morePublished on May 7, 2012 by Robert J. Crawford