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Forged Consensus:
Science, Technology, and Economic Policy in the United States, 1921-1953
David M. Hart

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Abbreviations
Ch. 1The Malleability of American Liberalism and the Making of Public Policy3
Ch. 2The Republican Ascendancy and the Crash: Associative Undercurrents in a Conservative Era, 1921-193230
Ch. 3Trial and Error: Science, Technology, and Economic Policy in the First Roosevelt Administration, 1933-193662
Ch. 4Breaking Bottlenecks and Blockades: The Heyday of Reform Liberalism, 1937-1940, and Its Postwar Consequences83
Ch. 5Old Fights, New Accommodations: Wartime Experiments and the Demise of Reform Liberalism, 1940-1945117
Ch. 6Groping toward Management: Science, Technology, and Macro-and Microeconomic Policy, 1945-1950145
Ch. 7"The Crescendo of Hideous Invention": The National Security State Comes of Age, 1945-1953175
Ch. 8The Past in the Present: The "Hybrid" in the Cold War and Beyond206
Bibliography235
Index259

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