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Lind, Michael 1962-

Works: 37 works in 186 publications in 3 languages and 12,524 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Folklore  Poetry  Political fiction  Fiction  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Michael Lind
The American way of strategy by Michael Lind( )

21 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At its best, the American way of strategy is a well-thoughtout and practical guide designed to preserve a peaceful and demilitarized world by preventing an international system dominated by imperial and militarist states and its disruption by anarchy. When American leaders have followed this path, they have led our nation from success to success, and when they have deviated from it, the results have been disastrous."--Jacket
Vietnam, the necessary war : a reinterpretation of America's most disastrous military conflict by Michael Lind( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this reinterpretation of America's most disastrous and controversial war, Michael Lind demolishes the state orthodoxies of the left and the right and puts the Vietnam War in its proper context - as part of the global conflict between the Soviet Union and the United States. The Cold War, he argues, was actually the third world war of the twentieth century, and the proxy wars in Korea, Vietnam, and Afghanistan were its major campaigns." "Lind offers a provocative reassessment of why the United States failed in Vietnam despite the high stakes. The ultimate responsibility for defeat lies not with the civilian policy elite nor with the press but with the military establishment, which failed to adapt to the demands of what before 1968 had been largely a guerrilla war."--Jacket
The next American nation : the new nationalism and the fourth American revolution by Michael Lind( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Next American Nation, a provocative look at the past, present, and future of our national identity, Michael Lind maintains that American society is not breaking into separate tribal enclaves. The really significant development of our time is the emergence of a multiracial middle-class American majority united by a common language, customs, and culture. Until now this new majority, lacking a sense of its identity or interests, has been the object of a divide-and-rule policy by the plutocratic overclass that dominates both major parties. For this reason, the new "Trans-American" majority requires a new social compact, a new theory of national identity, and an appropriate political vehicle if its members are to realize the promise of American life. Although Americans suffer from a deep-seated fear of nationalism inspired by the experience of 20th-century fascist dictatorships, Lind reminds us that nationalism in the 19th century was often a liberalizing force. He proposes to revive a long-submerged tradition of American liberal nationalism founded by Alexander Hamilton and espoused at different times by Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Herbert Croly, and Theodore Roosevelt, among others. Realizing the ideal of the trans-racial melting pot will require a sweeping program of social and political reforms. Lind provides a practical agenda for a liberal nationalist revolution that would combine a new color-blind liberalism in civil rights with practical measures for reducing class-based barriers to racial integration. Lind concludes by sketching the possible contours of a Fourth American Republic, a liberal-nationalist successor to today's Multicultural American regime, inspired by a new vision of "Trans-American" history and culture
Land of promise : an economic history of the United States by Michael Lind( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a historical perspective on the relationship between economic, technological, and political change by analyzing the economic growth of the United States over the course of two centuries
Made in Texas : George W. Bush and the Southern takeover of American politics by Michael Lind( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the political culture and tradition of Texas and how it has influenced George W. Bush, the country, and the world
What Lincoln believed : the values and convictions of America's greatest president by Michael Lind( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This intellectual biography uncovers the heart of Lincoln's public philosophy and places his ideals and presidential decisions within the context of his times. Lind dispels the popular image of Lincoln as a self-made man and a naive, inspired genius, and shows that the president was very much a product of his time and place, influenced by the pragmatism of his fellow Kentuckian Henry Clay, and by Enlightenment thinking. Lind asserts that Lincoln fought the Civil War not to free the slaves, or even to preserve the Constitution, but to ensure the survival of democracy. With the failure of numerous liberal revolutions throughout Europe in 1848 heightening the possibility that democracy itself would be deemed a noble but failed experiment, Lincoln realized that the stakes in the Civil War were nothing less than the future freedom and prosperity of all mankind. It was this conviction that determined his policies and compelled him to wage the war to the bitter end. Lind also reveals that Lincoln was not a Christian, but a deist who believed in the abstract deity posited by Enlightenment philosophers; and that although he believed slavery was evil, he opposed the idea of a multiracial country and supported the relocation of black Americans abroad
Up from conservatism : why the right is wrong for America by Michael Lind( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To divert attention from their favoritism toward the rich, conservatives play up the "culture war," channeling popular anger about falling real wages and living standards away from Wall Street and focusing it instead on the black poor and nonwhite immigrants. The right's cynical electoral strategy fabricates issues and frightens voters - particularly low income whites - into voting for Republicans whose policies are devastating the very families they claim to represent
The radical center : the future of American politics by Ted Halstead( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction: digital disjuncture -- One: the first three Americas -- Two: new economy, new social contract -- Three: digital era democracy -- Four: unity and community in the twenty-first century -- Five: the politics of the radical center -- Acknowledgements -- Notes -- Index
Bluebonnet girl by Michael Lind( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a Comanche legend of how a young girl's sacrifice of her most precious possession saves her land and people from a drought
Hamilton's republic : readings in the American democratic nationalist tradition( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Including readings from: Alexander Hamilton, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Herman Melville, Frederick Douglass, Theodore Roosevelt, Herbert Croly, James Wilson, John Jay, George Washington, John Marshall, Daniel Webster, Abraham Lincoln, Samuel P. Huntington, Henry Cabot Lodge, Walter Lippman, George C. Marshall, Dean Acheson, Fareed Zakaria, James Chace, Samuel Beer, John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Lyndon Baines Johnson."
The Alamo : an epic by Michael Lind( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American epic about one of the great mythic moments in U.S. history--the Texas Revolution, the critical event in the complex and gradual takeover of Northern Mexico by Anglo-Americans, which culminated in the Mexican War. It follows the linked but episodic adventures of William Barret Travis, Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie through the siege and battle of the Alamo as they lead a vastly outnumbered Texas army of independence against the charismatic and ruthless Mexican general Antonio López de Santa Anna
Abraham Lincoln as a man of ideas by Allen C Guelzo( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abraham Lincoln was a skilled politician, an inspirational leader, and a man of humor and pathos. What many may not realize is how much he was also a man of ideas. Despite the most meager of formal educations, Lincoln's tremendous intellectual curiosity drove him into the circle of Enlightenment philosophy and democratic political ideology. And from these, Lincoln developed a set of political convictions that guided him throughout his life and his presidency. Abraham Lincoln as a Man of Ideas, a compilation of ten essays from Lincoln scholar, Allen C. Guelzo, uncovers the hidden sources of Lincoln's ideas and examines the beliefs that directed his career and brought an end to slavery and the Civil War. These essays reveal Lincoln to be a man of impressive intellectual probity and depth as well as a man of great contradictions. He was an apostle of freedom who did not believe in human free will; a champion of the Constitution who had to step outside of it in order to save it; a man of many acquaintances and admirers, but few friends; a man who opposed slavery but also opposed the abolition of it; a man of prudence who took more political risks than any other president. Guelzo explores the many faces of Lincoln's ideas, and especially the influence of the Founding Fathers and the great European champions of democracy. And he links the 16th president's struggles with the issues of race, emancipation, religion, and civil liberties to the challenges these issues continue to offer to Americans today. Lincoln played many roles in his life - lawyer, politician, president - but in each he was driven by a core of values, convictions, and beliefs about economics, society, and democracy. Abraham Lincoln as a Man of Ideas is a broad and exciting survey of the ideas that made Lincoln great, just as we celebrate the bicentennial his birth."--Jacket
Powertown by Michael Lind( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rat race in Washington, featuring protagonists from various strata of society. They include a lobbyist, drug dealer, writer, policeman, and a maid who is an illegal immigrant. A first novel
Big is beautiful : debunking the myth of small business by Robert D Atkinson( Book )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In public discourse in the United States, small businesses are lauded as drivers of the economy and keys to economic growth, while "big business" is often vilified. Even in the face of evidence that larger firms are proven to be more likely to stimulate economic growth, American public policy favors small businesses through measures such as lowering taxes or regulatory requirements for firms under a certain number of employees. The authors trace the anti-big business sentiment back to its roots in the early founding of our nation. While the Jeffersonian ideal of every citizen being self-employed made sense for a pre-industrial agrarian society, changes in technology have led to significant economies of scale for big businesses. Now, we see that countries with more self-employed workers are also more likely to be in poverty (think of emerging economies where everyone is an entrepreneur, and compare it to the compensation and benefits packages available to employees of large firms in more advanced economies). Rather than simply taking the opposite view that "bigger is better," the authors argue that a modern capitalist society has room for businesses of all sizes and that we should not be privileging one type of business over another due to size alone, especially when our perception of who creates jobs and grows the economy does not track with reality"--
The New republic guide to the issues : the '96 campaign by New Republic Magazine( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles on the major issues of the 1996 campaign
Bluebonnet girl by Michael Lind( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The People dwel on the prairie, camping wherever the drifting herds of buffalo come together. The huge animals provide the People with both food and shelter as they roam with the seasons, happy and content. But one spring, the rains do not return. The buffalo wander away from the brown grasses, and the People grow thin and weak. Spirit Talker tells them they are being punished for their greed, but they refuse to give up their possessions they treasure most. Can one girl and her doll with its bonnet of blue jay feathers bring spring back to the prairie and save her people?
Parallel lives by Michael Lind( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Po imperiju : zlom ameriškega reda by Emmanuel Todd( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Slovenian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Namen des weißen Mannes USA und Europa im Gleichschritt von Spaltung und Veränderung by Michael Lind( )

2 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When you are someone else by Michael Lind( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The American way of strategy
Vietnam, the necessary war : a reinterpretation of America's most disastrous military conflictThe next American nation : the new nationalism and the fourth American revolutionMade in Texas : George W. Bush and the Southern takeover of American politicsWhat Lincoln believed : the values and convictions of America's greatest presidentUp from conservatism : why the right is wrong for AmericaThe radical center : the future of American politicsBluebonnet girlHamilton's republic : readings in the American democratic nationalist tradition
Alternative Names
Michael Lind American journalist

Michael Lind Amerikaans journalist

Michael Lind journaliste américain

Michael Lind periodista estadounidense

린드, 마이클 1962-

린드, 미카엘 1962-