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Join Our Mailing List: Croly originally published the work in and it apparently has passed into the public domain. Since the power of big business, trusts, interest groups and economic specialization had transformed the nation in the latter part of the 19th century, only the embracing of a counterbalance to this power would serve the society of the future.
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Many feared the underlying tones of totalitarianism or fascism. Croly’s excellent explication of the frontier culture of the “Western Democracy” would be worth the price of the book, if it had a price free on Kindle, as of this writing.
There is no forward or other comments by pfomise scholars, just the bare text of Croly’s book. This book opposed aggressive unionization and supported economic planning to raise herhert quality of life. In the case of Jefferson, anyway, Croly can’t help seeing philosophical differences expressed through personality deficiencies. Add both to Cart Add both to List.
Of course, his present is a perfect century earlier than our own, but even now the hefbert is still the same even as party names and ideological labels have changed with some regularity. One person found this helpful.
The Promise of American Life
I would guess the publisher scanned a library copy into Word and hit the Print button. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
My review concerns the quality of the “Qontro Classic Books” paperback edition, not the content of Croly’s book. Five stars for a deep amercan revealing understanding of American history, the American character, and individual American politicians – especially Lincoln. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products ameeican a warranty.
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Some would argue yes, I would say it’s barely holding on as Croly’s descendents drown us in debt and militarism. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
It’s also interesting to see how the mantle of conservative individual freedoms passes back and forth between political parties. 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. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This Qontro edition is an oversize paperback, but is very hard to read because it is set in a small and hard to read typefont – I think it’s just Courier.
Today, as Arthur Schlesinger points out in his introductory essay, it still tge both its validity and vitality as a comment on the American experience. I also give Croly fairly high marks for maintaining a generosity of spirit and understanding for the “other side.
The Promise of American Life has received criticism from a number of angles.
Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: The Promise of American Life. The overall idea of this book is a manual to hrebert change the hearts and minds of the general public.
The Promise Of American Life. The stars are because he does such a good job of it other than the long-winded first chapter. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. Pronise Essay in Political Inquiry. The Promise of American Life. The tariff, conservation, prlmise, banking, and agriculture all were only mentioned in passing, if at all.
Edward Lear is an apt character to think about at Christmas-time. January pages Belknap Press World. Get to Know Us.