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Liberty and freedom

Auteur : David Hackett Fischer
Éditeur : Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Collection : America, a cultural history, v. 3.
Édition/format :   Livre : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
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A distinguished history and author of Washington's Crossing analyzes the concepts of liberty and freedom through visions, images, and symbols throughout the folk history of those ideas, showing how they are popular beliefs deeply embedded in American culture rather than political abstractions. Liberty and freedom: Americans agree that these values are fundamental to our nation, but what do they mean? How have their  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : History
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Format – détails additionnels : Online version:
Fischer, David Hackett, 1935-
Liberty and freedom.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607654770
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : David Hackett Fischer
ISBN : 0195162536 9780195162530
Numéro OCLC : 54686077
Récompenses : Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 2005.
Description : 851 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contenu : Introduction: conversation with Captain Preston --
Early America: visions of the founders, 1607-1775 --
Republic united: search for a common vision, 1776-1840 --
Nation divided: freedom against liberty, 1840-1912 --
World at war: free society and its enemies, 1916-1945 --
People among others: global visions of liberty and freedom, 1945-2004 --
Conclusion: view from Tocqueville's terrace.
Titre de collection : America, a cultural history, v. 3.
Responsabilité : David Hackett Fischer.
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An illustrated history of America's founding ideals and how they have been understood from colonial times to the present.  Lire la suite...

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