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Author Hirschman, Albert O.

Title The rhetoric of reaction : perversity, futility, jeopardy / Albert O. Hirschman.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, 1991.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  320.5209 HIRS    AVAILABLE
Physical description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Hirschman draws his examples from three successive waves of reactive thought that arose in response to the liberal ideas of the French Revolution and the Declaration of the Rights of Man, to democratization and the drive toward universal suffrage in the nineteenth century, and to the welfare state in our own century.
Subject Conservatism -- History.
Poor laws -- History.
Suffrage -- History.
Welfare state -- History.
ISBN 0674768671 (cloth)
067476868X (paper)