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Liberty and freedom

Autore: David Hackett Fischer
Editore: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2005]
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: History
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Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Fischer, David Hackett, 1935-
Liberty and freedom.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607654770
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: David Hackett Fischer
ISBN: 0195162536 9780195162530
Numero OCLC: 54686077
Riconoscimenti: Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 2005.
Descrizione: 851 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Contenuti: 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.
Responsabilità: David Hackett Fischer.
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A stunningly original and inspiring illustrated history of America's founding ideals and how they have been understood from colonial times to the present, by one of America's most gifted historians.  Per saperne di più…

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