The rise of the alt-right alongside Donald Trump's candidacy may be seem unprecedented events in the history of the United States, but D.
J. Mulloy shows us that the radical right has been a long and active part of American politics during the twentieth century.
From the German-American Bund to the modern militia movement, D.
J. Mulloy provides a guide for anyone interested in examining the roots of the radical right in the U.S.-in all its many varied forms-going back to the days of the Great Depression, the New Deal and the extraordinary political achievements of Franklin D.
Roosevelt. Enemies of the State offers an informative and highly readable introduction to some of the key developments and events of recent American history including: the fear of the Communist subversion of American society in the aftermath of the Second World War; the rise of the civil rights movement and the "white backlash" this elicited; the apparent decline of liberalism and the ascendancy of conservatism during the economic malaise of the 1970s; Ronald Reagan's triumphant presidential victory in 1980; and the Great Recession of 2007-08 and subsequent election of President Obama.