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Fairness and freedom : a history of two open societies : New Zealand and the United States

Author: David Hackett Fischer
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From one of America's preeminent historians comes a magisterial study of the development of open societies focusing on the United States and New Zealand

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hackett Fischer
ISBN: 9780199832705 0199832706
OCLC Number: 726821260
Description: xxv, 629 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: BUILDING AS OPEN PROCESSES: --
Federalists and Centralists --
Immigrants, voluntary and assisted --
Women's rights --
Racist wrongs --
Lib-Labs and Progressives --
OPEN SOCIETIES IN WORLD AFFAIRS: --
Foreign affairs, external relations --
Great Crash and Long Slump --
Military traditions --
World crisis --
CONCLUSION: --
Learning to be free and fair --
APPENDIX: --
Fairness in other disciplines.
Responsibility: David Hackett Fischer.
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Part travelogue, part geography primer, part journalistic reflection, Fischer's book is a masterly attempt to sketch and compare the historical development of the United States and New Zealand ... Read more...

 
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