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Author Fairlie, Henry
Title Bite the Hand That Feeds You : Essays and Provocations
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009
©2009
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Descript 1 online resource (361 pages)
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Series New Republic Book
New Republic Book
Note Cover -- Contents -- Foreword -- Introduction -- A GENIUS FOR CONFLICT: The Life of British Politics -- Sketches of MPs -- The BBC Attitude to Politics -- In Defence of Ordinariness -- On the Comforts of Anger -- Evolution of a Term: The Establishment -- Chips of Memory -- A Volcanic Flash: Winston Churchill -- THE LAST, BEST HOPE FOR MANKIND: American Space and Time -- A Cheer for American Imperialism -- In Defense of Big Government -- Let the Convention Be ''a Brawl'' -- The Importance of Bathtubs: Fairlie at Large -- Mencken's Booboisie in Control of GOP: Fairlie at Large -- The Voice of Hope: Franklin D. Roosevelt -- My America! -- If Pooh Were President: A Tory's Riposte to Reaganism -- Migration: Washington Diarist -- Citizen Kennedy -- The Idiocy of Urban Life -- Merry FAXmas: Washington Diarist -- Greedy Geezers -- Brief Whining Moments: The Collapse of Oratory -- Pen Ultimate -- Spurious George -- Perrier on the Rocks -- An Evening with Hooter -- THE HARLOT'S PREROGATIVE: Writers and the Press -- Necessary Weapons -- Press Against Politics -- Magnates, Mischief, and Mass Circulation -- How Journalists Get Rich -- A Radical and a Patriot: Randolph Bourne -- Tory Days: George F. Will -- When Challenger Fell from the Sky -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Fairlie, Henry Bite the Hand That Feeds You : Essays and Provocations New Haven : Yale University Press,c2009 9780300123838
Subject Politics and government -- United States.;United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
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Alt Author McCarter, Jeremy
Wieseltier, Leon
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