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Author Jillson, Calvin C., 1949-
Title Pursuing the American dream : opportunity and exclusion over four centuries / Cal Jillson
Publisher info. Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2004
 General Collection  E183 .J55 2004    AVAILABLE
CALL # E183 .J55 2004
Description xv, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series American political thought
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-317) and index
Contents The American dream and its role in American history -- American dreams : the promise of life in the new world -- The dream defined : the founding visions of Crevecoeur, Jefferson, and Hamilton -- The dream expanded : the democratizing visions of Jackson and Lincoln -- The dream threatened : individualism in the age of the robber barons -- The dream defended : the age of reform from TR to FDR -- The dream at high tide : opportunity to entitlement from Truman to LBJ -- The dream at ebb tide : entitlement to responsibility from Reagan to Clinton -- The American dream in the twenty-first century
Subject(s) United States -- Politics and government -- Philosophy
United States -- Civilization
National characteristics, American
American Dream
ISBN(s) 0700613420 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780700613427 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 54778395
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