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American political thought from Jefferson to progressivism

John Pearson Roche

American political thought from Jefferson to progressivism

selected essays.

by John Pearson Roche

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Political science -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by John P. Roche.
      SeriesThe Contemporary essays series, Harper torchbooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJA84.U5 R56
      The Physical Object
      Pagination286 p.
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5543993M
      LC Control Number67022132

        The best political novels in American history offer sweeping and sometimes dystopian views of government and the people who run it. The books that appear below are works of fiction. But they tap into real fears and fundamental truths about America, its people, and its : Kathy Gill. Ironically, the least liberal element of his thought—his privileging of the aristocracy—was belied by both revolutions. Montesquieu's system came to fruition in America, a country with no aristocracy; in France, political maneuvering by the aristocracy led to the convocation of .

      This “brilliantly written” look at the original meaning of the liberal philosophy has become a classic of political science (American Historical Review). Winner of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award As the word “liberal” has been misused and its meaning diluted in recent decades, this study of American political thought since the Revolution is a valuable look at the “liberal. Along the line of Watson’s march appear some of the brightest stars in the firmament of American historical writing (and political-history writing) in the 20th century: Richard Hofstadter, above all, for Social Darwinism in American Thought () and The Age of Reform: From Bryan to F.D.R. (), but also Henry Steele Commager, Daniel.

      The natural-rights doctrine, of course, retained a central place in American political thought and most notably was re-emphasized by Abraham Lincoln’s statesmanship. The embarrassing fact of America’s initial toleration of slavery reminds us, however, of an important self-limiting aspect of .   “American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson” by Joseph J. Ellis was published in and won the National Book Award in Nonfiction. Ellis is a well-known author and history professor focusing on the revolutionary era/5.


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In The Social and Political Thought of American Progressivism, Eisenach has used his great understanding to bring together in one volume a series of well chosen and helpfully organized selections of Progressive writings to display the breadth, complexity, and depth of the thought from this : Paperback.

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American Progressivism is a one-volume edition of some of the most important essays, speeches, and book excerpts from the leading figures of national Progressivism.

It is designed for classroom use, includes an accessible interpretive essay, and introduces each selection with a brief historical and conceptual background/5(45).

Theodore Roosevelt and the American Political Tradition by Jean M. Yarbrough is a study of the life of one of America's favorite characters from the perceptive of semi-biography, with exploration and commentary on the political thought of TR. I have wondered at Cited by: American political thought from Jefferson to progressivism book.

Social and Political Thought of American Progressivism (American Heritage Series series) by Eldon J. Eisenach. Through a variety of primary sources—including speeches, poems, magazine articles, and book excerpts—this collection illustrates the origins, ambitions, and political legacy of the American Progressivism movement (–).

Examining Jefferson's views on democracy, rights, freedom, and slavery as well as the cultural and economic context of his ideas in the Virginia gentry class, this book not only offers a concise introduction to Jefferson's political philosophy but also makes a thought-provoking contribution to a current historiographic by: Readers interested in a more in-depth introduction to American progressivism are directed to Ronald J.

Pestritto and William J. Atto, “Introduction to American Progressivism,” in American Progressivism: A Reader, ed. Pestritto and Atto (Lexington Books, ), Parts of this brief essay are based upon that longer work.

The bulk of progressive activism and political thought over time has focused on bringing these core founding values into reality for all people. of Thomas Jefferson that the Constitution is. It is not much of an exaggeration to say that few scholars, especially among students of American political thought, regard the Progressive Era as having any lasting significance in American.

American President Theodore Roosevelt of the Republican Party and later the Progressive Party declared that he "always believed that wise progressivism and wise conservatism go hand in hand". President Woodrow Wilson was also a member of the American progressive movement within the Democratic Party.

Get this from a library. The social and political thought of American progressivism. [Eldon J Eisenach;] -- "Through a variety of primary sources -- including speeches, poems, magazine articles, and book excerpts -- this collection illustrates the origins, ambitions, and political legacy of the American.

"Stettner has written a concise, intelligent, and highly readable study of the thought of the American political philosopher and editor, Herbert Croly.

This book is a skillful and worthy addition to the literature on this important and influential American thinker."--American Historical Review "Well worth reading."--Perspectives on Political Cited by: A review of Natural Rights Individualism and Progressivism in American Political Philosophy, edited by Ellen Frankel Paul, Jeffrey Paul, and Fred D.

Miller, Jr. In the middle of this collection of fine essays on the intellectual roots of our current political contests, James Ceaser distills what is at stake in the fundamental American debates of the past century and more.

“Should be compared with Daniel Boorstin’s The Lost World of Thomas Jefferson as a contemporary classic.” —Perspective: Reviews of New Books “One of the most provocative studies of Jefferson of the last thirty years.

Effectively challenges the received wisdom of Jefferson's politics—and more generally on the origins of American democracy—in refreshing and wholly original ways.”. The Progressivism of America’s Founding Constitution, and the political thought of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton.

The bulk of progressive activism and political thought over time has focused on bringing these core founding values into reality for all people. A Reading Guide for Those in Despair About American Politics Nearly three dozen book recommendations to help make sense of the state of U.S.

democracy, from. The new Progressive Tradition Series from the Center for American Progress traces the development of progressivism as a social and political tradition stretching from the. 3 center for american Progress | The Progressive intellectual Tradition in america In terms of its political values, progressivism throughout the years stressed a range of ideals that remain important today: • Freedom, in its fullest sense, including negative freedom from undue coercion by.

Herbert David Croly (–) was one of the most influential public intellectuals of the Progressive movement in the early 20th century, but his influence was not limited to his own era. Bradley C. Watson is Professor of Politics and Philip M. McKenna Chair in American and Western Political Thought at Saint Vincent College.

He has authored or edited many books, including Living Constitution, Dying Faith: Progressivism and the New Science of Jurisprudence (ISI Books), and Progressive Challenges to the American Constitution: A New Republic (Cambridge). The deeper question is whether progressivism can really trace its origins to the Founding and thus refute the conservative claim that it is an alien stream of thought that intruded into the.Buy Jefferson: Political Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) by Thomas Jefferson, Joyce Oldham Appleby, Terence Ball (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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