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The two faces of American freedom

Author: Aziz Rana
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reinterprets the American political tradition from the colonial period to modern times, placing issues of race relations, immigration, and presidentialism in the context of shifting notions of empire  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aziz Rana
ISBN: 9780674048973 0674048970
OCLC Number: 542263568
Description: [xi], 415 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Liberty and empire in the American experience --
Settler revolt and the foundations of American freedom --
Citizens and subjects in postcolonial America --
The populist challenge and the unraveling of settler society --
Plebiscitary politics and the new constitutional order --
Conclusion : Democracy and inclusion in the age of American hegemony.
Responsibility: Aziz Rana.
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[An] ambitious and thoughtful book..."The Two Faces of American Freedom "[is] a challenging and often compelling book. It is well written, full of fresh interpretations of familiar debates, and Read more...

 
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