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Author Rogin, Michael Paul.

Title Ronald Reagan, the movie and other episodes in political demonology / Michael Paul Rogin
Edition [Paperback edition, 1988]
Published Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 1988
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 366 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Ronald Reagan, the movie -- Political repression in the United States -- The king's two bodies : Lincoln, Wilson, Nixon, and presidential self-sacrifice -- Nonpartisanship and the group interest -- Liberal society and the Indian question -- Nature as politics and nature as romance in America -- "The sword became a flashing vision" : D.W. Griffith's The birth of a nation -- Kiss me deadly : communism, motherhood, and Cold War movies -- American political demonology : a retrospective
Summary "Fresh, provocative, and full of vitality, this is a first-rate contribution to the study of political culture. It should be read not only by political scientists, political theorists, and sociologists, but also by students of American studies and literature."--Sheldon Wolin, Princeton University
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-356) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Conspiracies -- United States -- History -- Miscellanea.
United States -- Politics and government -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Trivia and miscellanea.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520908996 (electronic bk.)
0585250197 (electronic bk.)
9780520908994 (electronic bk.)
9780585250199 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)