Extremism in America: A Reader

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Extremism in America: A Reader
AuthorLyman Tower Sargent
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
GenreAnthology
Published1995 (New York University Press)
ISBN978-0814780114
OCLC32199564

Extremism in America: A Reader is a book edited by Lyman Tower Sargent (a professor of political science). It is an anthology presenting various political, economic and social ideas, creeds and platforms of people and groups which Sargent labels left-wing or right-wing American extremists as displayed in his selection of their documents.

It was published by New York University Press in 1995 as a 385-page hardcover (ISBN 0-8147-7978-6) and paperback (ISBN 0-8147-8011-3).

Extremism in America received a generally positive reception, garnering reviews from the Los Angeles Times,[1] The Washington Post,[2] and The Times Literary Supplement.[3]

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  1. ^ Dunn, Katherine; Redden, Jim (June 4, 1995). "Fear and Loathing : We've been reading about extremist groups, but now we can read what they write themselves : EXTREMISM IN AMERICA: A Reader". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "Editorial Reviews". Barnes & Noble. Retrieved February 22, 2019. Disturbingly accessible...Presents the ideas, platforms and screeds of extremists of both left and right in their own words.
  3. ^ King, Desmond (August 6, 1996). "Review of Sargent ed. Extremism in America". The Times Literary Supplement.

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