Lisle A. Rose’s 2014 A Farewell to Prosperity: Wealth, Identity, and Conflict in Postwar America is an in-depth study of the Liberal and Conservative forces that fought each other to shape American political culture and character during the nation’s most prosperous years. The book’s central theme is the bitter struggle to fashion post–World War II society between a historic Protestant Ethic that equated free-market economics and money-making with Godliness and a new, secular Liberal temperament that emerged from the twin ordeals of depression and world war to stress social justice and security. Now, Rose has written a postscript that focuses on the current political situation under “Trumpism.”
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America’s Sailors in the Great War
Seas, Skies, and Submarines
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The Life of Richard E. Byrd
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Power at Sea, Volume 1
The Age of Navalism, 1890-1918
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Power at Sea, Volume 2
The Breaking Storm, 1919-1945
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Power at Sea, Volume 3
A Violent Peace, 1942-2006
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