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The Promise of American Life — Herbert Croly, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. | Harvard University Press

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Buy the selected items together This item: Join Our Mailing List: My review concerns the quality of americqn “Qontro Classic Books” paperback edition, not the content of Croly’s book. Croly’s name may be forgotten but his ideas, with the help of T. The Critical Issues, Croly talks of a “new liberal democratic theory, which emphasized not individualism but social consciousness, and which spoke less of freedom that it did of social control. English Choose a language for shopping.


Writings by the Opponents of the Constitution. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. His skillful demolition of Jefferson’s personal qualities is merely skillful, not generous.

Some would argue yes, I would say it’s barely holding on as Croly’s descendents drown us in debt and militarism.

Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests. The Public and Its Problems: The Promise of American Life. Retrieved from ” https: Customers who bought this item also bought. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. According to the author, true personal autonomy and freedom are to be eliminated, and all personal actions restricted in order to save the public from themselves.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Showing of 14 reviews. Get to Know Us. Croly originally published the work in and it apparently has passed froly the public domain. Please try again later. It focused almost entirely on problems that were of interest ajerican those living in cities but not to rural America.

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Many feared the underlying tones of totalitarianism or fascism. Review “Along with Tocqueville’s Democracy in America, Croly’s study is necessary reading for an understanding of political growth in the United States.

His generosity doesn’t quite extend to the principal figure representing the other side, though.


Croly then suggests that “Hamiltonian means must be employed to secure Jeffersonian ends. Now we might name the split progressivism vs. Despite this, the book was immensely influential, [1] [2] [3] [4] even influencing Theodore Roosevelt to adopt the platform of The New Nationalism after reading it.

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The Promise of American Life

This book was great inspiration to Theodore Roosevelt, the imperialist progressive who opened the gates to big government and Pax Americana. The table of contents doesn’t give page numbers for the beginning of chapters. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: There is no forward or other comments by recent scholars, just the bare text of Croly’s book.

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