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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • La Follette, Robert M. 1855-1925.,
    • United States. Congress -- Biography.,
    • Progressivism (United States politics),
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid P. Thelen ; edited by Oscar Handlin.
      ContributionsHandlin, Oscar, 1915-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE664.L16 T52 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2550518M
      ISBN 100299106446
      LC Control Number85040844
      OCLC/WorldCa13011036

        Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit Paperback Oscar Handlin offers an analysis that, if anything, has grown more pertinent over the past decade. This book will be valuable for sociologists, economists, political scientists, and historians. It is a must read for those who contemplate a life of scholarship in liberal arts. The story first appeared in a book published in , written by a highly biased writer who viewed the political landscape as a starkly black-and-white battle between “reactionaries” against progressives, with La Follette as their great champion. After that, the story was forgotten for forty years, until his daughter and widow published a.


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Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit is a closely argued, lively, and readable biography of the central figure in the American Progressive movement.

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La Follette and the insurgent spirit. Boston: Little, Brown, © (OCoLC) Online version: Thelen, David P. (David Paul). Robert M. La Follette and the insurgent spirit. Boston: Little, Brown, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Robert M La Follette; Robert Marion La Follette; Robert Marion La Follette; Robert M La Follette.

The book also shows, in Thelen's opinion, how La Follette was really out to be get re-elected, in the earliest years of his political life, rather than become the insurgent leader of the people.

According to Thelen that came later, not from the onset/5(3). Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit is a closely argued, lively, and readable biography of the central figure in the American Progressive movement. Wisconsin's "Fighting Bob" La Follette embodied the heart of Progressive sentiment and principle.

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Second, to use La Follette’s career as a vehicle to explain and trace the changes in the Progressive Movement. Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit is a closely argued, lively, and readable biography of the central figure in the American Progressive movement. Wisconsin's "Fighting Bob" La Follette embodied the heart of Progressive sentiment and principle/5.

Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit is a closely argued, lively, and readable biography of the central figure in the American Progressive movement.

Wisconsin's Fighting Bob La Follette embodied the heart of Progressive sentiment and principle. Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit is a closely argued, lively, and readable biography of the central figure in the American Progressive movement.

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La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit () by David P. For a complex argument that also upholds La Follette as a, perhaps the, central player Among a voluminous critical literature on Hofstadter's book,The New Citizenship: Origins of Progressivism in Wisconsin, – (Columbia, MO, ), Robert M.

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Thelen (p. 40) Review by: Robert S. Maxwell. Robert M. La Follette and the Insurgent Spirit () Thompson, William F. The History of Wisconsin: Volume 6: Continuity and Change Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Unger, Nancy C. Fighting Bob La Follette: The Righteous Reformer () Primary sources.

Wisconsin Electronic Reader full text of many primary. Mobile Microsite Search Term. Sign In. Register.Papers of Robert La Follette, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. Belle Case La Follette and Fola La Follette, Robert M. La Follette (New York: MacMillan Company, ).

Franklin K. Lane, The Letters of Franklin Lane, Personal and Political (New York: Houghton & Mifflin, ).Robert M. La Follette Sr., also known as "Fighting Bob La Follette," was the Progressive Era’s fiercest critic of big business.

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