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The Resource Our Declaration : a reading of the Declaration of Independence in defense of equality, Danielle Allen

Our Declaration : a reading of the Declaration of Independence in defense of equality, Danielle Allen

Label
Our Declaration : a reading of the Declaration of Independence in defense of equality
Title
Our Declaration
Title remainder
a reading of the Declaration of Independence in defense of equality
Statement of responsibility
Danielle Allen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores three major themes of the Declaration, equality, liberty, and the abiding power of language, while discussing the challenges of writing a document designed to forge a social contract that reflected the desires of the population
Tone
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10316921
Cataloging source
DLC
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1971-
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Allen, Danielle S.
Dewey number
973.3/13
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E221
LC item number
.A475 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States.
  • Equality
Target audience
adult
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a reading of the Declaration of Independence in defense of equality
Label
Our Declaration : a reading of the Declaration of Independence in defense of equality, Danielle Allen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-299) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Night teaching -- Patrimony -- Loving democracy -- Animating the Declaration -- The writer -- The politicos -- The Committee -- The editors -- The people -- On memos -- On moral sense -- On doing things with words -- On words and power -- When in the course of human events -- Just another word for river -- One people -- We are your equals -- An echo -- It becomes necessary -- The laws of nature -- And nature's god -- Kinds of necessity -- We hold these truths -- Sound bites -- Sticks and stones -- Self-interest? -- Self-evidence -- Magic tricks -- The creator -- Creation -- Beautiful optimism -- Prudence -- Dreary pessimism -- Life's turning points -- Tyranny -- Facts? -- Life histories -- Plagues -- Portrait of a tyrant -- The thirteenth way of looking at a tyrant -- The use and abuse of history -- Dashboards -- On potlucks -- If actions speak louder than words -- Responsiveness -- We must, therefore, acquiesce -- Friends, enemies, and blood relations -- On oath -- Real equality -- What's in a name?
Control code
2014009825
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
315 pages
Isbn
9780871406903
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014009825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Our Declaration : a reading of the Declaration of Independence in defense of equality, Danielle Allen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-299) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Night teaching -- Patrimony -- Loving democracy -- Animating the Declaration -- The writer -- The politicos -- The Committee -- The editors -- The people -- On memos -- On moral sense -- On doing things with words -- On words and power -- When in the course of human events -- Just another word for river -- One people -- We are your equals -- An echo -- It becomes necessary -- The laws of nature -- And nature's god -- Kinds of necessity -- We hold these truths -- Sound bites -- Sticks and stones -- Self-interest? -- Self-evidence -- Magic tricks -- The creator -- Creation -- Beautiful optimism -- Prudence -- Dreary pessimism -- Life's turning points -- Tyranny -- Facts? -- Life histories -- Plagues -- Portrait of a tyrant -- The thirteenth way of looking at a tyrant -- The use and abuse of history -- Dashboards -- On potlucks -- If actions speak louder than words -- Responsiveness -- We must, therefore, acquiesce -- Friends, enemies, and blood relations -- On oath -- Real equality -- What's in a name?
Control code
2014009825
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
315 pages
Isbn
9780871406903
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014009825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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