Twilight of the republic : empire and exceptionalism in the American political tradition (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Twilight of the republic : empire and exceptionalism in the American political tradition

Author: Justin B Litke
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The uniqueness of America has been alternately celebrated and panned, emphasized and denied, for most of the country's history -- both by its own people and by visitors and observers from around the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin B Litke
ISBN: 9780813142203 0813142202 0813142229 9780813142227 0813142210 9780813142210
OCLC Number: 818735113
Description: 214 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The problem of American exceptionalism --
John Winthrop : a divinely sanctioned, practically circumscribed colony --
The founders : a providentially guided, temporally bound country --
Abraham Lincoln : an ideally united, potentially unbound union --
Albert Beveridge : a racially defined, imperially aimed nation --
Conclusion : the possibility of a new and traditional American political order.
Responsibility: Justin B. Litke.

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