Photo Essay in Draft: Origins of the Nationalist Right in the United States

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Main Street USA, herein preserved by the museum town, Williams, AZ, is a fiction created for the generation of Americans born in the 1940's and early 50's in order to preserve their chances of retaining throughout their adolescence a sense of a safe, orderly and reasonable universe. Their counterparts in Europe, Russia and Japan -- other states with proclivities or histories of imperialism -- would not be afforded that possibility.

The ramifications of that fantasy continue to play a powerful and, arguably, globally-destructive role in the shaping policy and society of the nation.




Disclosure: this personal blog is currently in transition from topic-specific to general works by its author, and therefore, will continue to evolve in both content and style to reflect that change in ethos.

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