aller au contenu
Being America : liberty, commerce, and violence in an American world Aperçu de cet ouvrage
FermerAperçu de cet ouvrage
Vérifiant…

Being America : liberty, commerce, and violence in an American world

Auteur : Jedediah Purdy
Éditeur : New York : Knopf, 2003.
Édition/format :   Print book : Anglais : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
Purdy explores how America simultaneously inspires love and hate; how it can be both an emblem of liberty and a symbol of runaway power; how its export of free market and democratic ideals is sometimes welcome, sometimes read as an expression of violent imperialism. He examines the rise of new forms of political community, from international Islamic fundamentalism to sweatshop activism. After extensive journeys  Lire la suite...
Évaluation :

(pas encore évalué) 0 avec des critiques - Soyez le premier.

Sujets
Plus comme ceci

 

Trouver un exemplaire dans la bibliothèque

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Recherche de bibliothèques qui possèdent cet ouvrage...

Détails

Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Purdy, Jedediah, 1974-
Being America.
New York : Knopf, 2003
(OCoLC)606372889
Online version:
Purdy, Jedediah, 1974-
Being America.
New York : Knopf, 2003
(OCoLC)606934885
Type d’ouvrage : Ressource Internet
Format : Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Jedediah Purdy
ISBN : 0375413073 9780375413070
Numéro OCLC : 51616419
Description : xii, 337 pages ; 22 cm
Contenu : I Empires of Desire --
II The Memory of Wounds --
III Liberty and Commerce --
IV The Oratory of Commerce --
V Living in History.
Responsabilité : Jedediah Purdy.
Plus d’informations :

Résumé :

Purdy explores how America simultaneously inspires love and hate; how it can be both an emblem of liberty and a symbol of runaway power; how its export of free market and democratic ideals is sometimes welcome, sometimes read as an expression of violent imperialism. He examines the rise of new forms of political community, from international Islamic fundamentalism to sweatshop activism. After extensive journeys through Asia, Africa, and around America, he reports on attitudes of activists and ordinary people: what young lawyers in Cairo say about the September 11th attacks; what teenagers in Delhi and environmentalists in Jakarta think about American consumerism. Purdy revives the lucid, intelligent voice of Montaigne to help untangle difficult ethical questions. He draws on the writings of James Madison, Adam Smith, and Edmund Burke, among others, to help explain our legacy of liberal freedoms and prejudices.

Critiques

Critiques d’utilisateurs
Récupération des critiques de GoodReads...
Récuperation des critiques DOGObooks…

Tags

Soyez le premier.
Confirmez cette demande

Vous avez peut-être déjà demandé cet ouvrage. Veuillez sélectionner OK si vous voulez poursuivre avec cette demande quand même.

Données liées


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51616419> # Being America : liberty, commerce, and violence in an American world
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "51616419" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Topic/diplomatic_relations> ; # Diplomatic relations
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/327.73/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Topic/freiheit> ; # Freiheit
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Topic/international_relations> ; # International relations
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Place/usa> ; # USA.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Topic/wirtschaftspolitik> ; # Wirtschaftspolitik
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Place/etats_unis> ; # États-Unis
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Topic/gewalt> ; # Gewalt
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Topic/relations_internationales_20e_siecle> ; # Relations internationales--20e siècle
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/15688932> ; # Jedediah Purdy
    schema:datePublished "2003" ;
    schema:description "Purdy explores how America simultaneously inspires love and hate; how it can be both an emblem of liberty and a symbol of runaway power; how its export of free market and democratic ideals is sometimes welcome, sometimes read as an expression of violent imperialism. He examines the rise of new forms of political community, from international Islamic fundamentalism to sweatshop activism. After extensive journeys through Asia, Africa, and around America, he reports on attitudes of activists and ordinary people: what young lawyers in Cairo say about the September 11th attacks; what teenagers in Delhi and environmentalists in Jakarta think about American consumerism. Purdy revives the lucid, intelligent voice of Montaigne to help untangle difficult ethical questions. He draws on the writings of James Madison, Adam Smith, and Edmund Burke, among others, to help explain our legacy of liberal freedoms and prejudices."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/687680> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606372889> ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606934885> ;
    schema:name "Being America : liberty, commerce, and violence in an American world"@en ;
    schema:productID "51616419" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51616419#PublicationEvent/new_york_knopf_2003> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Agent/knopf> ; # Knopf
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/samples/random041/2002116390.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780375413070> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/51616419> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Topic/diplomatic_relations> # Diplomatic relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Diplomatic relations"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Topic/international_relations> # International relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "International relations"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Topic/relations_internationales_20e_siecle> # Relations internationales--20e siècle
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Relations internationales--20e siècle"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/687680#Topic/wirtschaftspolitik> # Wirtschaftspolitik
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Wirtschaftspolitik"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/15688932> # Jedediah Purdy
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1974" ;
    schema:familyName "Purdy" ;
    schema:givenName "Jedediah" ;
    schema:name "Jedediah Purdy" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780375413070>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0375413073" ;
    schema:isbn "9780375413070" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606372889>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Being America." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51616419> ; # Being America : liberty, commerce, and violence in an American world
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606934885>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Being America." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/51616419> ; # Being America : liberty, commerce, and violence in an American world
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Fermer la fenêtre

Veuillez vous identifier dans WorldCat 

Vous n’avez pas de compte? Vous pouvez facilement créer un compte gratuit.