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The Valley of the Sun

Andrew Needham

in Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139067
eISBN:
9781400852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139067.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the Valley of the Sun. “The Valley of the Sun” was not only an idealized place. It was also a political project, the result of two of the most powerful forces in the postwar ... More


Conservative Counterrevolution: Challenging Liberalism in 1950s Milwaukee

Tula A. Connell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039904
eISBN:
9780252098062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039904.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In the 1950s, Milwaukee's strong union movement and socialist mayor seemed to embody a dominant liberal consensus that sought to continue and expand the New Deal. This book explores how business ... More


The Historic Conflicts of Our Time: Ezra Taft Benson and Twentieth-Century Media Representations of Latter-Day Saints

Patrick Q. Mason (ed.)

in Contingent Citizens: Shifting Perceptions of Latter-day Saints in American Political Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501716737
eISBN:
9781501716744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716737.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter talks about Ezra Taft Benson who commenced work as secretary of agriculture in the Dwight D. Eisenhower administration in 1953, while serving as one of the twelve apostles of the Church ... More


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