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The cycles of American history

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Synopsis:

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., first revealed the sequences that governed American politics over the past two centuries in The Cycles of American History. In this updated edition, the prominent political historian continues to reflect on the "recurring struggle between pragmatism and idealism in the American soul" (Time). Faced with a new century, a new millennium, and social and technological revolutions, Schlesinger confronts the possibility of a revolution in American political cycles.

About the Author

ARTHUR M. SCHLESINGER, JR., the author of sixteen books, was a renowned historian and social critic. He twice won the Pulitzer Prize, in 1946 for The Age of Jackson and in 1966 for A Thousand Days. He was also the winner of the National Book Award for both A Thousand Days and Robert Kennedy and His Times (1979). In 1998 he was awarded the prestigious National Humanities Medal.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395378878
Author:
Schlesinger, Arthur M Jr
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Schlesinger, Arthur M.
Author:
Schlesinger, Jr., Arthur M.
Author:
Arthur M. "Schlesinger, Jr."
Location:
Boston
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Cycles
Subject:
âEtats-Unis
Subject:
EE.UU
Subject:
United States - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
publication 80
Publication Date:
19990616
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 x 1.13 in 1.13 lb

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Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., first revealed the sequences that governed American politics over the past two centuries in The Cycles of American History. In this updated edition, the prominent political historian continues to reflect on the "recurring struggle between pragmatism and idealism in the American soul" (Time). Faced with a new century, a new millennium, and social and technological revolutions, Schlesinger confronts the possibility of a revolution in American political cycles.
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