Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus by Rick PerlsteinBefore the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus by Rick Perlstein

Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus

byRick Perlstein

Paperback | March 17, 2009

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Acclaimed historian Rick Perlstein chronicles the rise of the conservative movement in the liberal 1960s. At the heart of the story is Barry Goldwater, the renegade Republican from Arizona who loathed federal government, despised liberals, and mocked "peaceful coexistence” with the USSR. Perlstein's narrative shines a light on a whole world of conservatives and their antagonists, including William F. Buckley, Nelson Rockefeller, and Bill Moyers. Vividly written,Before the Stormis an essential book about the 1960s.
Rick Perlsteinis the bestselling author ofThe Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of ReaganandNixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America. His reviews, reporting, and essays have appeared in theNew York Times,New York Observer,New Republic,Washington Post,London Review of Books,Columbia Journalism Revi...
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Title:Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American ConsensusFormat:PaperbackDimensions:704 pages, 8.38 × 5.5 × 1.88 inPublished:March 17, 2009Publisher:PublicaffairsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1568584121

ISBN - 13:9781568584126

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