Rustics and Politics: The Political Theory of The Beverly Hillbillies

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The Beverly Hillbillies includes the portrayal of rich versus poor, the American dream, wealth, and social mobility in popular culture. The Hillbillies was a phenomenon of post-World War II America, the second wave after the 1950s, the dustbelt Depression meets the promise of opportunity achieved through luck. Luck counts in liberal society. It is, said Machiavelli, "the arbiter of half of what we do." But is success based on luck really the American dream? And who is the bigger success story-the Hillbillies or those who ...

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Rustics and Politics: The Political Theory of The Beverly Hillbillies
2015, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9781498525596

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Rustics and Politics: The Political Theory of The Beverly Hillbillies
2013, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780739171486

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