Who Stole Conservatism?

Who Stole Conservatism?

Capitalism and the Disappearance of Traditional Conservatism

Book - 2016
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A compelling explanation of how conservatism is no longer what its founders intended and how it has been transformed into a tool of materialist economics and emptied of much of its original meaning.

* Explains how conservatives and progressives differ in their ideologies but are not absolute opposites

* Documents the range of influences across history that created and molded the cultural and political ideology of modern conservatism, such as the French Revolution, large-scale capitalism in the Gilded Age, Social Darwinism, and Andrew Carnegie's "gospel of wealth"

* Suggests that modern liberals have reasons to respect and learn from some of the tenets of classic conservative political thought

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2016
ISBN: 9781440852824
1440852820
Branch Call Number: JC573 .D5 2016
Characteristics: x, 179 pages ; 25 cm

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