Challenge and Change

“A sweeping study of the distaff side of anti-communism/anti-government conspiracy politics.”—Eileen Boris, coeditor of The Practice of U.S. Women’s History: Narratives, Intersections, and Dialogues “Benowitz shows how the conservative women of the 1950s helped to lay the foundation for the ‘New Right.’”—Mary C. Brennan, author of Pat Nixon: Embattled First Lady       . … Continue reading Challenge and Change

Nation within a Nation

Now available! Nation within a Nation: The American South and the Federal Government Edited by Glenn Feldman “These essays show the complexity, hypocrisy, and, yes, perversion in this tortured relationship.”—Orville Vernon Burton, author of The Age of Lincoln From the Constitutional Convention to the Civil War to the civil rights movement, the South has exerted … Continue reading Nation within a Nation

Searching for Middle Ground in Tea Party Territory

The Reluctant Republican: My Fight for the Moderate Majority By Barbara Olschner Pubdate: 3/19/13 Reviewers have found this new release, a first-hand account of one Republican's failed race for Congress in the Florida Panhandle, stimulating, refreshing, and deeply revealing of the current flaws in not only the Grand Ole Party, but the political system as a … Continue reading Searching for Middle Ground in Tea Party Territory