Leo Strauss and the American Right (Hardback)Shadia B. Drury (author)
Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 14/01/1998
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In 1980, Ronald Reagan was elected President of the United States for his first term and the conservative revolution that was slowly developing in the United States finally emerged in full-throated roar. Who provoked the conservative revolution? Shadia Drury provides a fascinating answer to the question as she looks at the work of Leo Strauss, a seemingly reclusive German Jewish emigre and scholar, who was one of the most influential individuals in the conservative movement. Strauss influenced the work of Irving Kristol, Gertrude Himmelfarb and William Kristol, as well as Chief Justice Clarence Thomas and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Leo Strauss and the American Right is a fascinating piece of work that anyone interested in understanding our current political situation will want to read.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 419 g
Dimensions: 216 x 145 x 22 mm
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