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Flight of the WASP : the rise, fall, and future of America's original ruling class

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text Flight of the WASP : the rise, fall, and future of America's original ruling class

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Summary
"Fifteen families. Four hundred years. The complex saga of the White Anglo-Saxon Protestant elite in America's history. For decades, writers from Cleveland Amory to Joseph Alsop to the editors of Politico have proclaimed the diminishment of the Wh... Read more
Contents
Faith, 1609-1750, William Bradford -- Enlightened self-interest, 1750-1789, Gouverneur Morris -- Oppression, 1773-1833, John Randolph of Roanoke -- Acquisition, 1790-1866, Lewis Cass and Nicholas Biddle -- Opportunism, 1846-1872, Henry Shelton San... Read more
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x, 470 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Atlantic Monthly Press 2023

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