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

Verfasser/in: David Hackett Fischer
Verlag: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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Fairness and Freedom compares the history of two open societies--New Zealand and the United States--with much in common. Both have democratic polities, mixed-enterprise economies, individuated societies, pluralist cultures, and a deep concern for human rights and the rule of law. But all of these elements take different forms, because constellations of value are far apart. The dream of living free is America's  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: History
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: David Hackett Fischer
ISBN: 9780199832705 0199832706
OCLC-Nummer: 726821260
Beschreibung: xxv, 629 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Inhalt: 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.
Andere Titel Fairness & freedom
Verfasserangabe: David Hackett Fischer.
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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  Weiterlesen…

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