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Democratic vistas : reflections on the life of American democracy

Author: Jedediah Purdy; Anthony T Kronman; Cynthia Farrar
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2004.
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In this thought-provoking collection, leading scholars explore democracy in the United States from a sweeping variety of perspectives. The essays bring American democracy into fresh focus, complete with its idealism, its moral greatness, its disappointments and its contradictions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Democratic vistas.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003020521
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jedediah Purdy; Anthony T Kronman; Cynthia Farrar
ISBN: 9780300130485 0300130481 1281730645 9781281730640
OCLC Number: 182530157
Notes: "The essays in this volume began as the Tercentennial DeVane Lectures at Yale University"--Introduction.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 282 pages)
Contents: The democratic soul / Anthony T. Kronman --
Lincoln and Whitman as representative Americans / David Bromwich --
Public emblem, private realm: family and polity in the United States / Nancy F. Cott --
Can religion tolerate democracy? (And vice versa?) / Stephen L. Carter --
Taking democracy to school / Richard H. Brodhead --
The misuse of numbers: audits, quantification, and the obfuscation of politics / James C. Scott, with Matthew A. Light --
Neither capitalist nor American: the democracy as social movement / Michael Denning --
Democracy and the market / Richard C. Levin --
Democracy and distribution / Ian Shapiro --
Democracy and foreign policy / John Lewis Gaddis --
Dinner with democracy / Cynthia Farrar --
American democracy and the origins of the biomedical revolution / Joan A. Steitz --
Computers and democracy / David Gelernter.
Responsibility: Jedediah Purdy, editor ; Anthony T. Kronman and Cynthia Farrar, advisory editors.
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In this thought-provoking collection, leading scholars explore democracy in the United States from a sweeping variety of perspectives. The essays bring American democracy into fresh focus, complete with its idealism, its moral greatness, its disappointments and its contradictions.

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"Interesting reflections on democracy in the United States by eminent thinkers in a variety of disciplines." Michael Lind, New America Foundation"

 
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