History and Progress: In Search of European and American Identity

History and Progress: In Search of European and American Identity

by Margarita Mathiopoulos


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275927929
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/20/1989
Pages: 459
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 1740L (what's this?)

About the Author

MARGARITA MATHIOPOULOS is currently the Assistant Director of the International Aspen Institute in Berlin and Assistant Professor at the History and Political Science Department of the Free University of Berlin. She is the author of the book Amerika—Das experiment des Fortschritts: Ein Vergleich des politischen Denkens in den USA und Europa.

Table of Contents


Foreword by Gordon A Craig


Origins and Metamorphoses of the Idea of Progress in the European History of Ideas

The Historical Interdependence of the European and American Idea of Progress

The Political and Philosophical Foundations of The American Idea of Progress

Domestic Political Manifestations of the American Idea of Progress

Foreign Policy and the American Idea of Progress

Concluding Remarks

Select Bibliography


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