James SparrowJames T. Sparrow is Associate Professor in History and the College at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Warfare State: World War II Americans and the Age of Big Government (Oxford University Press 2011). With William Novak and Stephen Sawyer he has edited Boundaries of the State in U.S. History (University of Chicago Press 2015) and two special issues of the Tocqueville Review on problems of the democratic state . He is currently completing Atomic Liberty: The Problem of the Democratic State in the American Century, a study of how global power transformed conceptions of self-government in the United States from the 1940s to the 1970s.
Image by Alisdaire Hickson via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0 ; https://www.flickr.com/photos/alisdare/32343915050) This review is the second in our roundtable exchange on Samuel Moyn, Not Enough (Harvard University Press, 2018). To appreciate Samuel Moyn’s new […]More