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The Resource A tolerable anarchy : rebels, reactionaries, and the making of American freedom, Jedediah Purdy

A tolerable anarchy : rebels, reactionaries, and the making of American freedom, Jedediah Purdy

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A tolerable anarchy : rebels, reactionaries, and the making of American freedom
Title
A tolerable anarchy
Title remainder
rebels, reactionaries, and the making of American freedom
Statement of responsibility
Jedediah Purdy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of "For Common Things" comes a provocative look at the meaning of American freedom. Purdy works from the stories of individuals: Frederick Douglass urging Americans to extend freedom to slaves, Ralph Waldo Emerson arguing for self-fulfillment, and others
Summary
Traces the origins of the idea that freedom has always been an essential part of American identity, shaping both our personal lives and our political beliefs and inspiring some of the country's best and worst moments
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303038
Cataloging source
DLC
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1974-
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Purdy, Jedediah
Dewey number
320.97301
Index
index present
LC call number
JC599.U5
LC item number
P87 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Liberty
  • Liberty
  • Liberty
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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rebels, reactionaries, and the making of American freedom
Label
A tolerable anarchy : rebels, reactionaries, and the making of American freedom, Jedediah Purdy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-283) and index
Contents
Introduction: The sensation of freedom -- Declarations of independence -- The search for civic dignity -- War and its equivalents -- Is freedom empty? Citizenship, sodomy, and the meaning of life -- American utopias -- The economics of 1776, and today -- The value of freedom -- Fragments of a free economy
Control code
ocn232980271
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9781400044474
Lccn
2008049552
System control number
(OCoLC)232980271
Label
A tolerable anarchy : rebels, reactionaries, and the making of American freedom, Jedediah Purdy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-283) and index
Contents
Introduction: The sensation of freedom -- Declarations of independence -- The search for civic dignity -- War and its equivalents -- Is freedom empty? Citizenship, sodomy, and the meaning of life -- American utopias -- The economics of 1776, and today -- The value of freedom -- Fragments of a free economy
Control code
ocn232980271
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
294 p.
Isbn
9781400044474
Lccn
2008049552
System control number
(OCoLC)232980271

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