Cover image for The liberal tradition in America: an interpretation of American political thought since the revolution
Title:
The liberal tradition in America: an interpretation of American political thought since the revolution
Author:
Hartz, Louis.
ISBN:
9780156512695
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1991.
Physical Description:
xvi, 329p.
General Note:
Includes index.
Added Author:
Holds:
Copies:

Available:*

Library
Material Type
Item Barcode
Call Number
Shelf Location
Status
Item Holds
Searching...
Book BILKUTUPB026669 E175.9 .H37 1991 Central Campus Library
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary

Hartz's influential interpretation of american political thought since the Revolution. He contends that americanca gave rise to a new concept of a liberal society, a "liberal tradition" that has been central to our experience of events both at home and abroad. New Introduction by Tom Wicker; Index.


Table of Contents

The Liberal Tradition in Americap. i
Prefacep. v
Part 1 Feudalism and the American Experiencep. 1
Part 2 Revolution in a New Worldp. 33
Chapter 3 America's "Social Revolution"p. 67
Part 3 The Emergence of Democracyp. 87
Chapter 4 The Whig Dilemmap. 89
Chapter 5 The American Democrat: Hercules and Hamletp. 114
Part 4 The Feudal Dream of the Southp. 143
Chapter 6 The Reactionary Enlightenmentp. 145
Chapter 7 The Crusade Against "Free Society"p. 178
Part 5 The American World of Horatio Algerp. 201
Chapter 8 The New Whiggery: Democratic Capitalismp. 203
Chapter 9 Progressives and Socialistsp. 228
Part 6 Depression and World Involvementp. 257
Chapter 10 The New Dealp. 259
Chapter 11 America and the Worldp. 284
Notes and Indexp. 311
Indexp. 321