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What"s the matter with America?

the resistible rise of the American right

by Thomas Frank

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservatism -- Kansas,
  • Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1951-

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWhat"s the matter with Kansas? :
    StatementThomas Frank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF686.2 .F73 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 306 p.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22627982M
    ISBN 100436205394


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