Around the turn of the century, the American liberal tradition made a major shift away from politics. The new radicals were more interested in the reform of education, culture, and sexual mores. Through vivid biographies, Christopher Lasch chronicles these social reformers from Jane Addams, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Lincoln Steffens to Norman Mailer and Dwight MacDonald.
Christopher Lasch (1932–1994) was the author of The Culture of Narcissism, The True and Only Heaven, The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy, and other books. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1932 and attended Harvard (BA,… More about Christopher Lasch
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Published by Knopf Mar 20, 2013| 352 Pages| ISBN 9780307830517