The Political Education of Democratus: Negotiating Civic Virtue During the Early Republic

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"The radical Democratic-Republican Societies that emerged during the 1790s not only challenged conventional interpretations of the civic republican tradition, they also adopted Enlightenment principles in their advocacy for universal public education. Brian W. Dotts' The Political Education of Democratus: Negotiating Civic Virtue during the Early Republic shows that, unlike mainstream educational philosophy of the period, radical democrats supported universal political education as essential in protecting liberty and ...

The Political Education of Democratus: Negotiating Civic Virtue During the Early Republic 2012, Lexington Books

ISBN-13: 9780739167205

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