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Published by New Left Review Ltd in London .
Written in English


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Photocopy of an article in New Left Review, no. 124, 1980, pp. 84-92.

Other titlesNew Left Review.
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Pagination42p.
Number of Pages42
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Open LibraryOL14468827M

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Prisoners of the American Dream is Mike Davis's brilliant exegesis of a persistent and major analytical problem for Marxist historians and political economists: Why has the world's most industrially advanced nation never spawned a mass party of the working class? This series of essays surveys the history of the American bourgeois democratic revolution from its Jacksonian beginnings to the rise 4/5(1).   In , Mike Davis wrote an article in New Left Review titled “The Barren Marriage of American Labour and the Democratic Party” that anticipated his classic book “Prisoners of the American Dream”. Describing the hunger for electoral alternatives even with a friend of labor in the White House, Davis writes.   In he received the Avery O. Craven Award for his book The Origins of the Republican Party, His essay, "The Antebellum Era", appeared in the Encyclopedia of An American historian specializing in the Civil War era, William Gienapp was professor of /5(16). Davis, " The Barren Marriage of American Labour, " 43 – Main Currents in American History, – I am grateful to Christopher Tomlins for pointing out this aspect of Kolko's work to meAuthor: Jean-Christian Vinel.