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    DescriptionAcclaimed historian Rick Perlstein chronicles the rise of the conservative movement in the liberal 1960s. At the heart of the story is Barry Goldwater, the renegade Republican from Arizona who loathed federal government, despised liberals, and mocked "peaceful coexistence" with the USSR. Perlstein's narrative shines a light on a whole world of conservatives and their antagonists, including William F. Buckley, Nelson Rockefeller, and Bill Moyers. Vividly written, Before the Storm is an essential book about the 1960s.

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    Before the Storm
    Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rick Perlstein
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 704
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 47 mm
    Weight: 685 g
    ISBN 13: 9781568584126
    ISBN 10: 1568584121

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    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1960
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS036060
    LC classification: E748.G64 P37 2009
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    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    Avalon Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Nation Books
    Publication date
    16 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Rick Perlstein is the bestselling author of The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan and Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America. His reviews, reporting, and essays have appeared in the New York Times, New York Observer, New Republic, Washington Post, London Review of Books, Columbia Journalism Review, The Nation, and The New Yorker. He has received a National Endowment for the Humanities grant for independent scholars. He lives in Chicago. www.rickperlstein.org
    Review quote
    "Combining prodigious research with journalistic flair, Rick Perlstein. . .has produced a detailed and dramatic narrative of the rise of the modern right...It's an amazing story, and Perlstein, a man of the left, does it justice."--William Kristol, "The New York Times Book Review" "Daring, virtuosic writing, and encyclopedic mastery make . . . [Before the Storm] one of the most stylish, riveting achievements in narrative history to appear in years . . . An exciting volume, an outstanding debut. It goes beyond conservatism. It ups the ante on what popular history can, and should, do."--Mark Greif, "The Village Voice"