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The Resource Hiding in plain sight : the invention of Donald Trump and the erosion of America, Sarah Kendzior

Hiding in plain sight : the invention of Donald Trump and the erosion of America, Sarah Kendzior

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Hiding in plain sight : the invention of Donald Trump and the erosion of America
Title
Hiding in plain sight
Title remainder
the invention of Donald Trump and the erosion of America
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Kendzior
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From New York Times bestselling author Sarah Kendzior comes the bitingly honest examination of the calculated rise to power of Donald Trump since the 1980s and the erosion of American liberty. The story of Donald Trump's rise to power is the story of a buried American history - buried because people in power liked it that way. It was visible without being seen, influential without being named, ubiquitous without being overt. Sarah Kendzior's Hiding in Plain Sight pulls back the veil on a history spanning decades, a history of an American autocrat in the making. In doing so, she reveals the inherent fragility of American democracy - how our continual loss of freedom, the rise of consolidated corruption, and the secrets behind a burgeoning autocratic United States have been hiding in plain sight for decades. In Kendzior's signature and celebrated style, she expertly outlines Trump's meteoric rise from the 1980s until today, interlinking key moments of his life with the degradation of the American political system and the continual erosion of our civil liberties by foreign powers. Kendzior also offers a never-before-seen look at her lifelong tendency to be in the wrong place at the wrong time - living in New York through 9/11 and in St. Louis during the Ferguson uprising, and researching media and authoritarianism when Trump emerged using the same tactics as the post-Soviet dictatorships she had long studied. It is a terrible feeling to sense a threat coming, but it is worse when we let apathy, doubt, and fear prevent us from preparing ourselves. Hiding in Plain Sight confronts the injustice we have too long ignored because the truth is the only way forward"--
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Kendzior, Sarah
Dewey number
  • 973.933092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E912
LC item number
.K46 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trump, Donald
  • Authoritarianism
  • Political culture
  • Democracy
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Hiding in plain sight : the invention of Donald Trump and the erosion of America, Sarah Kendzior
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The bellwether of American decline -- The 1980s : Roy Cohn's Orwellian America -- The 1990s : elite exploits of the new world order -- The early 2000s : reality TV terror -- The late 2000s : heirs to the crash -- 2010-2016 : revolution shakedown -- 2016-2019 : "A treat more extensive than is widely known" -- Epilogue: End times road trip
Control code
on1126364395
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9781250210715
Lccn
2019047907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1126364395
  • (OCoLC)1126364395
Label
Hiding in plain sight : the invention of Donald Trump and the erosion of America, Sarah Kendzior
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The bellwether of American decline -- The 1980s : Roy Cohn's Orwellian America -- The 1990s : elite exploits of the new world order -- The early 2000s : reality TV terror -- The late 2000s : heirs to the crash -- 2010-2016 : revolution shakedown -- 2016-2019 : "A treat more extensive than is widely known" -- Epilogue: End times road trip
Control code
on1126364395
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
273 pages
Isbn
9781250210715
Lccn
2019047907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1126364395
  • (OCoLC)1126364395

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