The Vital Center: The Politics of Freedom / Edition 1

The Vital Center: The Politics of Freedom / Edition 1

by Jr., Arthur Schlesinger Arthur, Jr. Schlesinger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1560009896

ISBN-13: 9781560009894

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

With a new introduction by the author The Vital Center is an eloquent and incisive defense of liberal democracy against its rivals to the left and to the right, communism and fascism. It shows how the failures of free society had led to the mass escape from freedom and sharpened the appeal of totalitarian solutions. It calls for a radical reconstruction of the

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With a new introduction by the author The Vital Center is an eloquent and incisive defense of liberal democracy against its rivals to the left and to the right, communism and fascism. It shows how the failures of free society had led to the mass escape from freedom and sharpened the appeal of totalitarian solutions. It calls for a radical reconstruction of the democratic faith based on a realistic understanding of human limitation and frailty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560009894
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Series:
Quality Paperbacks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
274
Sales rank:
915,192
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

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