The Right Nation: Why America is Different

The Right Nation: Why America is Different

By: Adrian Wooldridge (author), John Micklethwait (author)Paperback

1 - 2 weeks availability

£15.67 RRP £15.99  You save £0.32 (2%) & FREE Saver Delivery on orders over £25

Description

The Right Nation is the definitive portrait of the America that few outsiders understand: the America that votes for George Bush, that supports the death penalty and gun rights, that believes in minimal government and long prison sentences, that pulled out of the Kyoto Protocol. America, argue John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge, award winning journalists at The Economist, has always been a conservative country; but over the past 50 years it has built up a radical conservative movement unlike any other country. The authors tell the story of how these radicals took over the Republican Party, and they deconstruct the Bush White House, examining the many influences from neo-conservatism to sun belt entrepreneurialism. This quest takes the authors from young churchgoers in Colorado Springs to gay gun clubs in Massachusetts to black supporters of school vouchers in Milwaukee. And they drive to the heart of a question that is relevant to us all: why does America seem so different?

Create a review

About Author

John Micklethwait is the US editor of The Economist and Adrian Wooldridge writes its Lexington column. They are the authors of A Future Perfect, The Witch Doctors and The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780141015361
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 488
  • ID: 9780141015361
  • weight: 342
  • ISBN10: 0141015365

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close