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American character : a history of the epic struggle between individual liberty and the common good / Colin Woodard.

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Union County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 323.44 W881 (Text) 35178001578106 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/06/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525427896
  • ISBN: 0525427899
  • Physical Description: 308 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-293) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
"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.
Subject: Liberty > History.
Common good.
United States > Politics and government.

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