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The Resource Our divided political heart : the battle for the American idea in an age of discontent, E.J. Dionne Jr

Our divided political heart : the battle for the American idea in an age of discontent, E.J. Dionne Jr

Label
Our divided political heart : the battle for the American idea in an age of discontent
Title
Our divided political heart
Title remainder
the battle for the American idea in an age of discontent
Statement of responsibility
E.J. Dionne Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author argues that the ascendency of individualism and the diminishment of community in this country are tearing us apart
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dionne, E. J.
Dewey number
320.973
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1726
LC item number
.D57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, American
  • Political culture
  • Social values
  • Individualism
  • United States
Label
Our divided political heart : the battle for the American idea in an age of discontent, E.J. Dionne Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-313) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Why are we yelling at each other? Two cups of tea: the tea party in history on on history -- The politics of history: why the past can never escape the present -- Lessons from the humble penny: the striver, the seeker, the puritan, and the patriot -- Reinventing American liberalism: why the left embraced community -- From tradition to revolt: how conservatives left community behind -- pt. 2. What history teaches us: one nation, conceived in argument: the revolution, the constitution, and the origins of the American debate -- The American system: how strong government, strong individuals, and strong communities have supported each other -- What 's the matter with populism?: why everybody loves it, except when they don't -- The long consensus and its achievements: the quest for balance from the progressive era to the Reagan era -- Pt. 3. Recovering our balance, restoring our greatness. The new American system: building a community of freedom
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
325 p.
Isbn
9781608192014
Lccn
bl2012017666
Other control number
9781608192014
System control number
  • sky247232727
  • 830157
Label
Our divided political heart : the battle for the American idea in an age of discontent, E.J. Dionne Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-313) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Why are we yelling at each other? Two cups of tea: the tea party in history on on history -- The politics of history: why the past can never escape the present -- Lessons from the humble penny: the striver, the seeker, the puritan, and the patriot -- Reinventing American liberalism: why the left embraced community -- From tradition to revolt: how conservatives left community behind -- pt. 2. What history teaches us: one nation, conceived in argument: the revolution, the constitution, and the origins of the American debate -- The American system: how strong government, strong individuals, and strong communities have supported each other -- What 's the matter with populism?: why everybody loves it, except when they don't -- The long consensus and its achievements: the quest for balance from the progressive era to the Reagan era -- Pt. 3. Recovering our balance, restoring our greatness. The new American system: building a community of freedom
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
325 p.
Isbn
9781608192014
Lccn
bl2012017666
Other control number
9781608192014
System control number
  • sky247232727
  • 830157

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