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For-Profit Democracy: Why the Government Is Losing the Trust of Rural America

Loka Ashwood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300215359
eISBN:
9780300235142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215359.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Why is government distrust rampant, especially in the rural United States? This book offers a simple explanation: corporations and the government together dispossess rural people of their prosperity, ... More


Chinese Capitalists in Japan's New Order: The Occupied Lower Yangzi, 1937-1945

Parks Coble

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520232686
eISBN:
9780520928299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232686.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the devastating impact of Japan's invasion and occupation of the lower Yangzi on China's emerging modern-business community. Arguing that the war gravely weakened Chinese ... More


Introduction: Presidential Leadership in Post-Watergate America

Yanek Mieczkowski

in Gerald Ford and the Challenges of the 1970s

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123493
eISBN:
9780813134956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123493.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about former U.S. President Gerald Ford and the challenges faced by his presidency during the 1970s. This book examines the ... More


Executing Freedom: The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment in the United States

Daniel LaChance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226066691
eISBN:
9780226066721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066721.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the latter half of the twentieth century, Americans imagined the death penalty in ways that reflected and reinforced broader shifts in the nation's cultural and political landscape. As the core ... More


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