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Modern America and the legacy of the founding

Modern America and the legacy of the founding

Author: Ronald J Pestritto; Thomas G West
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The authors of this book address how the fundamental tensions between modern liberalism and the ideas of the founders have played out in the context of contemporary thought and practice in American  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Modern America and the legacy of the founding.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald J Pestritto; Thomas G West
ISBN: 0739114166 9780739114162 0739114174 9780739114179
OCLC Number: 69013423
Description: xiv, 339 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foundational concepts in American political thought / James W. Ceaser --
The national regulatory state in progressive political theory and twentieth-century constitutional law / Eric R. Claeys --
Culture, compassion, and today's progressive party system / Scot J. Zentner --
The pulse of democracy : public opinion, opinion polling, and modern democratic theory / Sidney A. Pearson Jr. --
Progressivism, the Brownlow commission, and the rise of the administrative state / Donald R. Brand --
Transforming formal freedom into effective freedom : Dewey, the New Deal, and the great society / Tiffany Jones Miller --
Natural law, our constitution, and our democracy / Peter Augustine Lawler --
The American founding and conservative foreign policy today / Christopher C. Burkett --
The Bush doctrine : new ways for a new world / Adam Wolfson --
American founding principles and American foreign policy / Jeremy Rabkin.
Responsibility: edited by Ronald J. Pestritto and Thomas G. West.
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