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Reading Obama : dreams, hope, and the American political tradition

Autore: James T Kloppenberg
Editore: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2011.
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Barack Obama puzzles observers. Derided by the Right as dangerous and by the Left as spineless, Obama does not fit contemporary partisan categories. Instead, his writings and speeches reflect a principled aversion to absolutes that derives from sustained engagement with American democratic thought. "Reading Obama" traces the origins of his ideas and establishes him as the most penetrating political thinker elected  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: History
Persona incaricata: Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: James T Kloppenberg
ISBN: 9780691147468 0691147469
Numero OCLC: 587249089
Descrizione: xviii, 302 p. ; 23 cm.
Contenuti: Introduction --
The education of Barack Obama --
From universalism to particularism --
Obama's American history --
Conclusion: dreams, hope, and the American political tradition.
Responsabilità: James T. Kloppenberg.

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Derided by the Right as dangerous and by the Left as spineless, Barack Obama puzzles observers. This title reveals the sources of Obama's ideas and explains why his principled aversion to absolutes  Per saperne di più…

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