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Living ideas in America.

Author: Henry Steele Commager
Publisher: New York, Harper [1951]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
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Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998.
Living ideas in America.
New York, Harper [1951]
(OCoLC)571958154
Online version:
Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998.
Living ideas in America.
New York, Harper [1951]
(OCoLC)603809257
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Steele Commager
OCLC Number: 420496
Description: xviii, 766 pages 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The American setting: ch. 1. The people --
ch. 2. The land --
pt. 2. Principles, traditions and institutions: ch. 3. Fundamentals of the American political system --
ch. 4. The machinery of government --
ch. 5. Democracy, or majority rule and minority right --
ch. 6. State and nation --
ch. 7. The welfare state and rugged individualism --
ch. 8. Liberty and order --
ch. 9. The tradition of change and reform --
ch. 10. Church and state --
ch. 11. School and society --
pt. 3. America as a world power: ch. 12. War and peace --
ch. 13. Isolation, intervention and world power.

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