Contradiction and Dilemma: Orestes Brownson and the American Idea

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If, as some physicians of the national malaise claim, the American dream is dead and our history as a nation has reached its end, it seems fitting to reopen the question of what America is - or should be, or what was once thought she ought to be. Although we can hardly expect this to be persuaded any longer by the historic dreams of the new Adam, a review of that century-old challenge to debate, founded in the possibility of an achieved human perfection, can provide u with humane instruction in understanding the present and ...

Contradiction and Dilemma: Orestes Brownson and the American Idea 1972, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823209309

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