The Democratic Imagination in America: Conversations with Our Past

The Democratic Imagination in America: Conversations with Our Past

by Russell L. Hanson
     
 

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Russell Hanson discovers in the history of democratic rhetoric in the United States a series of 'essential contests' over the meaning of democracy that have occurred in periods of political and socio-economic change. These contests were struggles for control of an extremely important political symbol and for the right to praise or condemn existing political practices… See more details below

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Russell Hanson discovers in the history of democratic rhetoric in the United States a series of 'essential contests' over the meaning of democracy that have occurred in periods of political and socio-economic change. These contests were struggles for control of an extremely important political symbol and for the right to praise or condemn existing political practices as democratic or undemocratic.

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ISBN-13:
9780691022383
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1985
Pages:
490
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.13(d)

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