Detroit's Cold War: The Origins of Postwar Conservatism by Colleen Doody

By Colleen Doody

Detroit's chilly War locates the roots of yankee conservatism in a urban that was once a nexus of work and in postwar the United States. Drawing on meticulous archival study targeting Detroit, Colleen Doody exhibits how clash over company values and competition to exertions, anticommunism, racial animosity, and faith resulted in the improvement of a conservative ethos within the aftermath of worldwide warfare II.

 

Using Detroit--with its huge inhabitants of African-American and Catholic immigrant employees, robust union presence, and starkly segregated city landscape--as a case learn, Doody articulates a nuanced figuring out of anticommunism throughout the crimson Scare. having a look past nationwide politics, she specializes in key debates taking place on the neighborhood point between a wide selection of universal voters. In analyzing this city's social and political textile, Doody illustrates that household anticommunism used to be a cohesive, multifaceted ideology that arose much less from Soviet ideological incursion than from tensions in the American public.

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