Talk: Boundaries of the Firm, State, and Nation: The Problem of Public Utility in the American Century

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James T. Sparrow

May 3, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

4041 HSSB

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James T. Sparrow, History, University of Chicago.

Sparrow is the author of Warfare State: World War II Americans and the Age of Big Government (2011) and co-editor of Boundaries of the State in US History (2015). His current projects include Sovereign Discipline: The American Extraterritorial State in the Atomic Age and New Leviathan: Rethinking Sovereignty and Political Agency after Total War.

This event is a part of Molding Development in the Democratic State, a series of UCSB talks and workshops sponsored by the Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy; and the Policy History Program.

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May 3, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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