To make men free : a history of the Republican Party /

"In To Make Men Free, celebrated historian Heather Cox Richardson traces the shifting ideology of the Grand Old Party from the antebellum era to the Great Recession, showing how Republicans' ideological vacillations have had terrible repercussions for minorities, the middle class, and Amer...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Richardson, Heather Cox
Format: Book
Published: New York : Basic Books, A Member of the Perseus Books Group, [2014]
Table of Contents:
  • The west as a land of promise
  • Government of the people, by the people, for the people
  • Republicans or radicals?
  • Abandoning equality
  • Republicans and big business
  • Republicans become liberals
  • The business of America is business
  • Republicans and the New Deal
  • A new Republican vision
  • The rise of movement conservatism
  • Movement conservatives capture the GOP
  • The west as an idea.