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The Resource Warfare state : World War II Americans and the age of big government, James T. Sparrow

Warfare state : World War II Americans and the age of big government, James T. Sparrow

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Warfare state : World War II Americans and the age of big government
Title
Warfare state
Title remainder
World War II Americans and the age of big government
Statement of responsibility
James T. Sparrow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although common wisdom and much scholarship assume that "big government" gained its foothold in the United States under the auspices of the New Deal during the Great Depression, in fact it was the Second World War that accomplished this feat. Indeed, as the federal government mobilized for war it grew tenfold, quickly dwarfing the New Deal's welfare programs. Warfare State shows how the federal government vastly expanded its influence over American society during World War II. Equally important, it looks at how and why Americans adapted to this expansion of authority. Through mass pa
Member of
Cataloging source
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Sparrow, James T
Dewey number
940.53/73
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
D742.U5
LC item number
S7 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • Politics and war
  • Political culture
  • Social change
  • Citizenship
  • Federal government
  • Legitimacy of governments
  • Military-industrial complex
  • HISTORY
  • Citizenship
  • Federal government
  • Legitimacy of governments
  • Military-industrial complex
  • Political culture
  • Politics and government
  • Politics and war
  • Social aspects
  • Social change
  • United States
Label
Warfare state : World War II Americans and the age of big government, James T. Sparrow
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: War and the popular foundations of the state -- pt. 1. Ideology, political culture, and state formation -- War displaces its analog -- Morale and the national moment -- Scapegoating the state -- pt. 2. Encountering the state in everyday life -- Buying our boys back -- Work or fight -- Citizen-soldiers -- Conclusion: The paradox of rights in the warfare state
Control code
733339065
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (336 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283147903
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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314790
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733339065
Label
Warfare state : World War II Americans and the age of big government, James T. Sparrow
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: War and the popular foundations of the state -- pt. 1. Ideology, political culture, and state formation -- War displaces its analog -- Morale and the national moment -- Scapegoating the state -- pt. 2. Encountering the state in everyday life -- Buying our boys back -- Work or fight -- Citizen-soldiers -- Conclusion: The paradox of rights in the warfare state
Control code
733339065
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (336 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283147903
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
314790
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733339065

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