Look homeward, America: in search of reactionary radicals and front-porch anarchists

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In Look Homeward, America, Bill Kauffman introduces us to the reactionary radicals, front-porch anarchists, and traditionalist rebels who give American culture and politics its pith, vim, and life. Blending history, memoir, digressive literariness, and polemic, Kauffman provides fresh portaiture of such American originals as Catholic Worker founder Dorothy Day, regionalist painter Grant Wood, farmer-writer Wendell Berry, publisher Henry Regnery, maverick U.S. senators Eugene McCarthy and Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and other Americans who can't--or shouldn't--be filed away in the usual boxes labeled "liberal" and "conservative." Ranging from Millard Fillmore to Easy Rider, from Robert Frost to Mother Jones, Kauffman limns an alternative America that draws its breath from local cultures, traditional liberties, small-scale institutions, and neighborliness. There is an America left that is worth saving: these are its paragons, its poets, its pantheon.
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subject_facet Conservatism -- United States, Right and left (Political science), United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009, United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
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title_full Look homeward, America : in search of reactionary radicals and front-porch anarchists / Bill Kauffman
title_short Look homeward, America :
title_sub in search of reactionary radicals and front-porch anarchists
topic_facet Conservatism, Politics and government, Right and left (Political science)