The Conservative Tradition in America / Edition 1

The Conservative Tradition in America / Edition 1

by Charles W. Dunn, David J. Woodard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742522342

ISBN-13: 9780742522343

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The previous edition of The Conservative Tradition in America presented the first full-scale survey of American conservatism written since the 1950s. Now brought up-to-date and including a new chapter and bibliography, the revised edition traces the many political and philosophical strands of conservatism from their origins to the present. Clear and comprehensive, it…  See more details below

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The previous edition of The Conservative Tradition in America presented the first full-scale survey of American conservatism written since the 1950s. Now brought up-to-date and including a new chapter and bibliography, the revised edition traces the many political and philosophical strands of conservatism from their origins to the present. Clear and comprehensive, it is essential reading for students and scholars seeking information about the past, present, and future of one of today's most important political movements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742522343
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1The Emergence of Contemporary American Conservatism1
Ch. 2The Problem of Defining Conservatism21
Ch. 3The Ten Most Important Beliefs of Conservatism45
Ch. 4The Classical Roots of Conservative Thought65
Ch. 5The Historical Development of American Conservatism81
Ch. 6The Competing Conservative Traditions in America117
Ch. 7The Directions of Contemporary American Conservatism145
Epilogue165
A Selected Topical Bibliography183
Index217

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