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American politics : the promise of disharmony

Author: Samuel P Huntington
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, 1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Huntington examines the persistent gap between the promise of American ideals and the performance of American politics. He shows how Americans have always been united by the democratic creed of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Huntington, Samuel P.
American politics.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, 1981
(OCoLC)610553887
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel P Huntington
ISBN: 0674030206 9780674030206 0674030214 9780674030213
OCLC Number: 7578028
Description: viii, 303 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The disharmonic polity --
The American creed and national identity --
The gap: the American creed versus political authority --
Coping with the gap --
The politics of creedal passion --
The sources of creedal passion --
The S & S years, 1960-1975 --
The viability of American ideals and institutions.
Responsibility: Samuel P. Huntington.
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