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Heart of the nation [electronic resource] : volunteering and America's civic spirit / John M. Bridgeland.

Author/Creator:
Bridgeland, John M.
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (185 p.)
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Subjects:
Voluntarism -- Government policy -- United States.
Voluntarism -- United States.
National service -- United States.
Community development -- United States.
Social service -- United States.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Social aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Heart of the Nation is a book about the golden thread of American democracy-volunteering-and how Presidents since the founding of our nation have worked to enlist more Americans to serve their neighbors and nation. In the process, the book shows how each individual can find his or her own service calling and, in the process, find his or her own happiness.
Contents:
9-11
Creation of USA Freedom Corps
Philosophy and science of happiness
Uncle Sam wants you
Conscience and culture
Finding your calling
A call to national unity.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-4422-2062-7
1-299-18438-3
OCLC:
839788167