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Postwar Liberalism and “American Capitalism”

The following is a guest post from Mike O’Connor (the sixth of a series–see the fifth in the series here). Mike is one of the original USIH bloggers and a founder of the Society for U.S. Intellectual History. He is the author of A Commercial Republic: America’s Enduring Debate over Democratic Capitalism, which will be published in May by the University Press of Kansas. The book’s Facebook page can be found here, and information from the publisher is available here. “It is impossible,” wrote English journalist Godfrey Hodgson of the postwar United States, “not to be struck by the degree Read more