A conspiratorial life : Robert Welch, the John Birch Society, and the revolution of American conservatism
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Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2021.
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Published
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2021.
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Book
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456 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
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English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"This biography of Robert Welch, the founder of the John Birch Society, documents how his idiosyncratic philosophizing infused right-wing politics in America. Edward H. Miller explores every aspect of Welch, detailing his youthful egotism; his innovations in candy-making; his mix of brilliance and incompetence; and the development of his raging political beliefs. The John Birch Society was long seen as occupying the farthest reaches of the political spectrum, blending paleo-conservatism, libertarianism, paranoia, and rabid anti-Communism. Miller demonstrates how the Society became central to Republican grassroots operations and how Welch became a guiding light of the right, on a par with William F. Buckley"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Miller, E. H. (2021). A conspiratorial life: Robert Welch, the John Birch Society, and the revolution of American conservatism . The University of Chicago Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Miller, Edward H. 2021. A Conspiratorial Life: Robert Welch, the John Birch Society, and the Revolution of American Conservatism. The University of Chicago Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Miller, Edward H. A Conspiratorial Life: Robert Welch, the John Birch Society, and the Revolution of American Conservatism The University of Chicago Press, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Miller, Edward H. A Conspiratorial Life: Robert Welch, the John Birch Society, and the Revolution of American Conservatism The University of Chicago Press, 2021.

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