The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It

The American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It

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The classic study of American politics from the Founding Fathers to FDR.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1989, ©1976.
Edition: Vintage Books ed.
ISBN: 9780679723158
0679723153
Characteristics: xl, 519 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The Founding Fathers : an age of realism
Thomas Jefferson : the aristocrat as democrat
Andrew Jackson and the rise of liberal capitalism
John C. Calhoun : the Marx of the master class
Abraham Lincoln and the self-made myth
Wendell Phillips : the patrician as agitator
The spoilsmen : an age of cynicism
William Jennings Bryan : the democrat as revivalist
Theodore Roosevelt : the conservative as progressive
Woodrow Wilson : the conservative as liberal
Herbert Hoover and the crisis of American individualism
Franklin D. Roosevelt : the patrician as opportunist.
Summary: The classic study of American politics from the Founding Fathers to FDR.

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