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The cycles of American history

Author: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1986] ©1986
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
An explanation of how the nation's past shapes its present and fortells its future.
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Genre/Form: Book
History (form)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007.
Cycles of American history.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1986
(OCoLC)570713935
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
ISBN: 0395378877 9780395378878 039545400X 9780395454008
OCLC Number: 13455179
Description: xiii, 498 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
I. The theory of America : experiment or destiny? --
The cycles of American politics --
II. Foreign policy and the American character --
National interests and moral absolutes --
Human rights and the American tradition --
The Solzhenitsyn challenge --
America and empire --
Why the Cold War? --
III. Affirmative government and the American economy --
The short happy life of American political parties --
After the imperial presidency -The future of the Vice Presidency --
Vicissitudes of presidential reputations --
Democracy and leadership --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_54672

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An explanation of how the nation's past shapes its present and fortells its future.
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