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Alt-America : the Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump

Author: David A Neiwert
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Just as Donald Trump's victorious campaign for the US presidency shocked liberal Americans, the seemingly sudden national prominence of white supremacists, xenophobes, militia leaders, and mysterious "Alt-Right" leaders mystifies many. But the extreme Right has been growing steadily in the US since the 1990s, with the rise of patriot militias. Following 9/11, conspiracy theorists found fresh life; and in virulent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Neiwert
ISBN: 9781786634238 1786634236 9781786637468 1786637464
OCLC Number: 967372866
Description: 456 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Into the abyss --
Alt-America --
Black helicopters and truck bombs --
9/11 and the dark invaders --
A black president and a birth certificate --
Mad Hatters and March Hares --
The return of the militias --
The Bundy Pandora's box --
Bad days on the Malheur --
The alt-right reinvention --
"Hail emperor Trump!" --
The id unleashed --
The aftermath --
Afterword: fascism and our future.
Responsibility: David Neiwert.

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The story of the remarkable resurgence of right-wing extremists in the United States  Read more...
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