The Pursuit of Liberty: Can the Institutions that Made America Great Serve as a Model for the World?

The Pursuit of Liberty: Can the Institutions that Made America Great Serve as a Model for the World?

by James Piereson

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Overview


A collection of 10 essays that have appeared in The American Spectator over the last year. Authors include James Q. Wilson, Norman Podhoretz, Andrew Roberts, Victor Davis Hanson, James Kurth, Lawrence E. Harrison, Daniel Johnson, Fouad Ajami, Natan Sharansky, and Micahel Novak. The Essayists examine how the ideals of liberty and limited government, operating in the related spheres of politics, economics, and religion, can be promoted around the world and adapted to contemporary challenges

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594032387
Publisher: Encounter Books
Publication date: 04/15/2009
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface James Piereson vii

American Exceptionalism James Q. Wilson 1

America's Democratization Projects Abroad James Kurth 17

A Masterpiece of American Oratory Norman Podhoretz 35

The Cultural Prerequisites of Freedom and Prosperity Lawrence E. Harrison 53

The Storks Are Landing Daniel Johnson 73

Liberty for Strangers Fouad Ajami 89

The Ebb and Flow of Global Liberty Michael Novak 109

The Case for Freedom Natan Sharansky Rod Dermer 131

Armies for Democracy-Past, Present, and Future Victor Davis Hanson 153

Victory Is the Only Option Andrew Roberts 173

Contributors 189

Index 193

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