The Promise of American Life.

By: Croly, HerbertMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandThe James Madison Library in American Politics: Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (613 p.)ISBN: 9781400851232Subject(s): United States -- Politics and government | United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918 | United States -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Promise of American LifeDDC classification: 320.973 LOC classification: HN64 .C89 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Foreword; 1. What Is the Promise of American Life?; 2. The Federalists and the Republicans; 3. The Democrats and the Whigs; 4. Slavery and American Nationality; 5. The Contemporary Situation and Its Problems; 6. Reform and the Reformers; 7. Reconstruction: Its Conditions and Purposes; 8. Nationality and Democracy: National Origins; 9. The American Democracy and Its National Principles; 10. A National Foreign Policy; 11. Problems of Reconstruction: Part 1; 12. Problems of Reconstruction: Part 2
13. Conclusions: The Individual and the National PurposesIndex
Summary: The Promise of American Life is part of the bedrock of American liberalism, a classic that had a spectacular impact on national politics when it was first published in 1909 and that has been recognized ever since as a defining text of liberal reform. The book helped inspire Theodore Roosevelt's New Nationalism and Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, put Herbert Croly on a path to become the founding editor of the New Republic, and prompted Walter Lippmann to call him twentieth-century America's ""first important political philosopher."" The book is at once a history of America and its political
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Foreword; 1. What Is the Promise of American Life?; 2. The Federalists and the Republicans; 3. The Democrats and the Whigs; 4. Slavery and American Nationality; 5. The Contemporary Situation and Its Problems; 6. Reform and the Reformers; 7. Reconstruction: Its Conditions and Purposes; 8. Nationality and Democracy: National Origins; 9. The American Democracy and Its National Principles; 10. A National Foreign Policy; 11. Problems of Reconstruction: Part 1; 12. Problems of Reconstruction: Part 2

13. Conclusions: The Individual and the National PurposesIndex

The Promise of American Life is part of the bedrock of American liberalism, a classic that had a spectacular impact on national politics when it was first published in 1909 and that has been recognized ever since as a defining text of liberal reform. The book helped inspire Theodore Roosevelt's New Nationalism and Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, put Herbert Croly on a path to become the founding editor of the New Republic, and prompted Walter Lippmann to call him twentieth-century America's ""first important political philosopher."" The book is at once a history of America and its political

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Herbert Croly (1869-1930) was founding editor of the New Republic . Franklin Foer is the editor of the New Republic and the author of How Soccer Explains the World .

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