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

Author/Creator:
Dionne, E. J., Jr. author.
Other Title:
Battle for the American idea in an age of discontent
Edition:
First U.S. edition.
Publication:
New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
United States -- Politics and government -- History.
Political culture -- United States -- History.
National characteristics, American.
Social values -- United States -- History.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-2017.
Contents:
Introduction: who we are : liberty, community, and the American character
Why are we yelling at each other?
Two cups of tea : the tea party in history and 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
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
Recovering our balance, restoring our greatness
The new American system : building a community of freedom
Acknowledgments.
Notes:
"This is an uncorrected proof and is not for sale"--Page 4 of cover.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
9781608192014
OCLC:
1112072808
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