Twilight of the republic : empire and exceptionalism in the American political tradition (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Twilight of the republic : empire and exceptionalism in the American political tradition

Author: Justin B Litke
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The uniqueness of America has been alternately celebrated and panned, emphasized and denied, for most of the country's history -- both by its own people and by visitors and observers from around the world. The idea of ""American exceptionalism"" tends to provoke strong feelings, but few are aware of the term's origins or understand its true meaning. Understanding the roots and consequences of America's uniqueness  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Litke, Justin B., 1984-
Twilight of the republic.
Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, 2013
(DLC) 2013010407
(OCoLC)818735113
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Justin B Litke
ISBN: 9780813142210 0813142210 9780813142227 0813142229
OCLC Number: 852898436
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The problem of American exceptionalism --
John Winthrop : a divinely sanctioned, practically circumscribed colony --
The founders : a providentially guided, temporally bound country --
Abraham Lincoln : an ideally united, potentially unbound union --
Albert Beveridge : a racially defined, imperially aimed nation --
Conclusion : the possibility of a new and traditional American political order.
Responsibility: Justin B. Litke.

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The uniqueness of America has been alternately celebrated and panned, emphasized and denied, for most of the country's history -- both by its own people and by visitors and observers from around the  Read more...

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