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Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America

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Monday, November 13, 2017 - 4:30pm


Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell

Nancy MacLean, William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University will present as part of the Political Economy Research Institute's speaker series: The Right Wing Assault on American Democracy - What Is It? How Can We Defeat It?

She will present her book which is a finalist for the National Book Award, one fo the nation's preeminent literary awards. In her public talk, MacLean will share the story of how she found the trail of this collaboration in the archives and explain what she calls its “frightening endgame and import.” This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Economics; Economic Theory Workshop; the Department of History; Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies; and Historians for Peace and Democracy.


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Amherst, MA 01002
United States
140 Hicks Way Amherst MA