The Resource American dialogue : the Founders and us, Joseph J. Ellis

American dialogue : the Founders and us, Joseph J. Ellis

Label
American dialogue : the Founders and us
Title
American dialogue
Title remainder
the Founders and us
Statement of responsibility
Joseph J. Ellis
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The story of history is a ceaseless conversation between past and present, and in American Dialogue Joseph J. Ellis focuses the conversation on the often-asked question "What would the Founding Fathers think?" He examines four of our most seminal historical figures through the prism of particular topics, using the perspective of the present to shed light on their views and, in turn, to make clear how their now centuries-old ideas illuminate the disturbing impasse of today's political conflicts. He discusses Jefferson and the issue of racism, Adams and the specter of economic inequality, Washington and American imperialism, Madison and the doctrine of original intent. Through these juxtapositions--and in his hallmark dramatic and compelling narrative voice--Ellis illuminates the obstacles and pitfalls paralyzing contemporary discussions of these fundamentally important issues
Cataloging source
TEFBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, Joseph J
Dewey number
973.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
  • Political culture
  • United States
  • United States
Label
American dialogue : the Founders and us, Joseph J. Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-393) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
x, 426 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984833617
Isbn Type
(large print : softcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1045429856
  • on1045429856
  • OCoLC
Label
American dialogue : the Founders and us, Joseph J. Ellis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-393) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
x, 426 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984833617
Isbn Type
(large print : softcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1045429856
  • on1045429856
  • OCoLC

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