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Twilight of the Republic: Empire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Justin B. Litke
Format
Book
Published
Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2013]
Language
English
ISBN
9780813142203 (hardcover : alk. paper), 0813142202 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780813142227 (epub), 9780813142210 (pdf)
Contents
  • The problem of American exceptionalism
  • John Winthrop : a divinely sanctioned, practically circumscribed colony
  • The founders : a providentially guided, temporally bound country
  • Abraham Lincoln : an ideally united, potentially unbound union
  • Albert Beveridge : a racially defined, imperially aimed nation
  • Conclusion : the possibility of a new and traditional American political order.
Description
214 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-205) and index.
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