Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The Tea Party Explained by Yuri N. Maltsev

The Tea Party first attracted the media spotlight with Rick Santelli's televised rant against the government's bailout of mortgage borrowers on February 19, 2009, which instantly went viral as a video. As the authors document, however, "tea parties" associated with the Ron Paul movement had already been gathering momentum for more than a year. Beginning as a protest against government spending sprees, the Tea Party's sudden fame forced it to define itself on many issues where the membership was seriously divided. Fiscal conservatives, who were usually liberal on social issues, battled social conservatives in an uneasy series of maneuvers that continues unresolved and is described in the book. The Tea Party Explained, written by two Tea Party activists, gives a well-documented account of the Tea Party, its origins, its evolution, the bitter squabbles over its direction, its amazing successes in 2010, and its electoral rebuff in 2012. Maltsev and Skaskiw analyze its demographics, the many organizations which have tried to represent, appropriate, or infiltrate the movement, and the ideological divisions within.

Buy The Tea Party Explained by Yuri N. Maltsev from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780812698312
ISBN-10: 0812698312
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Open Court Publishing Co ,U.S.
Publisher: Open Court Publishing Co ,U.S.
Publish Date: 8-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - The Tea Party Explained by Yuri N. Maltsev

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Tea Party Explained book by Yuri N. Maltsev and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Yuri N. Maltsev

Yuri Maltsev is a professor of economics at Carthage College, Wisconsin. He lives in Pleasant Prairie, WI. Roman Skaskiw is a writer, entrepreneur, and former Infantry Officer in the US Army. He lives in Mt. Airy, NC.

Books By Yuri N. Maltsev

Tea Party Movement by Yuri N. Maltsev
Hardback, September 2012
Requiem for Marx by Yuri N. Maltsev
Paperback, January 1993