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A revised edition of the clasic study of American politics from the Founding Fathers to FDR.

Table of Contents

1. The Founding Fathers: An Age of Realism

2. Thomas Jefferson: The Aristocrat as Democrat

3. Andrew Jackson and the Rise of Liberal Capitalism

4. John C. Calhoun: The Marx of the Master Class

5. Abraham Lincoln and the Self-Made Myth

6. Wendell Philiips: The Patrician as Agitator

7. The Spoilsmen: An Age of Cynicism

8. William Jennings Bryan: The Democrat as Revivalist

9. Theodore Roosevelt: The Conservative as Progressive

10. Woodrow Wilson: The Conservative as Liberal

11. Herbert Hoover and the Crisis of American Individualism

12. Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Patrician as Opportunist
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Richard Hofstadter - The American Political Tradition
Born in 1916, Richard Hofstadter was one of the leading American historians and public intellectuals of the 20th century. His works include The Age of Reform, Anti-intellectualism in American Life, Social Darwinism in American Thought, 1860-1915, The American Political Tradition, and others. He died in 1970.

  • The American Political Tradition by Richard Hofstadter With a Foreword by Christopher Lasch
  • April 23, 1989
  • History - United States; History
  • Vintage
  • $17.00
  • 9780679723158

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