Cultus americanus : varieties of the liberal tradition in American political culture, 1600-1865 (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Cultus americanus : varieties of the liberal tradition in American political culture, 1600-1865

Author: Brent Gilchrist
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Applies a philosophical model of political culture as ideology, religion, and myth, to a re-consideration of America's liberal consensus to explain cultural diversity in America. This work depicts a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gilchrist, Brent, 1956-
Cultus americanus.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)607799690
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brent Gilchrist
ISBN: 0739111035 9780739111031 9780739121801 0739121804
OCLC Number: 63230587
Description: vii, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Articulating the inarticulate premise of conformity --
The conceptual matrix of political culture --
Ideology in America --
American gospel --
America's mythic undercurrents --
A complex consensus.
Responsibility: Brent Gilchrist.
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Is there an American political culture? Brent Gilchrist finds an answer -yes!- in the confluence of ideology, religion and myth. Cultus Americanus is a bold, wise, ambitious, elegant reinterpretation Read more...

 
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