Liberal Tradition in America : An Interpretation of American Political Thought since the Revolution

Edition: 2nd
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1991-05-01
Publisher(s): Lightning Source Inc
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Hartz's influential interpretation of american political thought since the Revolution. He contends that americanca gave rise to a new concept of a liberal society, a "liberal tradition" that has been central to our experience of events both at home and abroad. New Introduction by Tom Wicker; Index.

Table of Contents

The Liberal Tradition in Americap. i
Prefacep. v
Feudalism and the American Experiencep. 1
Revolution in a New Worldp. 33
America's "Social Revolution"p. 67
The Emergence of Democracyp. 87
The Whig Dilemmap. 89
The American Democrat: Hercules and Hamletp. 114
The Feudal Dream of the Southp. 143
The Reactionary Enlightenmentp. 145
The Crusade Against "Free Society"p. 178
The American World of Horatio Algerp. 201
The New Whiggery: Democratic Capitalismp. 203
Progressives and Socialistsp. 228
Depression and World Involvementp. 257
The New Dealp. 259
America and the Worldp. 284
Notes and Indexp. 311
Indexp. 321
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