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

Autor: David Hackett Fischer
Editorial: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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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  Leer más
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Género/Forma: History
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: David Hackett Fischer
ISBN: 9780199832705 0199832706
Número OCLC: 726821260
Descripción: xxv, 629 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contenido: 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.
Responsabilidad: 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 ... Leer más

 
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