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American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good

Colin Woodard
Format
Book
Published
New York, New York : Viking, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9780525427896, 0525427899
Summary
"Explores the ongoing debates throughout history between the fight for individual rights and the community as a whole, from discussions that took place at the Constitutional Convention, through the Civil War, all the way up to the modern Tea Party, "--NoveList.
Contents
  • Maintaining Freedom
  • Two Paths to Tyranny
  • The Rival Americas
  • The Elite and the Masses (1607-1876)
  • The Rise and Fall of Laissez-Faire (1877-1930)
  • The Rise and Fall of National Liberalism (1933-1967)
  • Dixie Takes Over (1968-2008)
  • Rise of the Radicals (2008-)
  • A Lasting Union.
Description
308 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-293) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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