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The Resource Liberalism and republicanism in the historical imagination, Joyce Appleby

Liberalism and republicanism in the historical imagination, Joyce Appleby

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Liberalism and republicanism in the historical imagination
Title
Liberalism and republicanism in the historical imagination
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Appleby
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author claims that liberal assumptions color everything American, from ideas about human nature to fears about big government. Not the dreaded "L" word of the 1988 presidential campaign; liberalism in its historical context emerged from the modern faith in free inquiry, natural rights, economic liberty, and democratic government. The author contrasts this view with classical republicanism--ornate, aristocratic, prescriptive, and concerned with the common good. The two concepts, as the author shows, posed choices in their day and in ours, specifically in addressing the complex relations between individual and community, personal liberty and the common good, aspiration and practical wisdom
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-2016
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Appleby, Joyce
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Liberalism
  • Republicanism
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Liberalism and republicanism in the historical imagination, Joyce Appleby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [341]-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Political and economic liberalism in seventeenth-century England -- Locke, liberalism, and the natural law of money -- Modernization theory and Anglo-American social theories -- Ideology and the history of political thought -- Liberalism and the American revolution -- The social origins of American Revolutionary ideology -- John Adams and the New Republican synthesis -- The American heritage : the heirs and the disinherited -- The American model for the French revolutionaries -- The "agrarian myth" in the early republic -- Republicanism and ideology -- What is still American in Jefferson's political philosophy -- Republicanism in old and new contexts
Control code
24374137
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 351 pages
Isbn
9780674530126
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
91030897
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1434134
Label
Liberalism and republicanism in the historical imagination, Joyce Appleby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [341]-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Political and economic liberalism in seventeenth-century England -- Locke, liberalism, and the natural law of money -- Modernization theory and Anglo-American social theories -- Ideology and the history of political thought -- Liberalism and the American revolution -- The social origins of American Revolutionary ideology -- John Adams and the New Republican synthesis -- The American heritage : the heirs and the disinherited -- The American model for the French revolutionaries -- The "agrarian myth" in the early republic -- Republicanism and ideology -- What is still American in Jefferson's political philosophy -- Republicanism in old and new contexts
Control code
24374137
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 351 pages
Isbn
9780674530126
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
91030897
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1434134

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