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The Resource A sacred union of citizens : George Washington's farewell address and the American character, Matthew Spalding and Patrick J. Garrity ; introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin

A sacred union of citizens : George Washington's farewell address and the American character, Matthew Spalding and Patrick J. Garrity ; introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin

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A sacred union of citizens : George Washington's farewell address and the American character
Title
A sacred union of citizens
Title remainder
George Washington's farewell address and the American character
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Spalding and Patrick J. Garrity ; introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • On the two-hundredth anniversary of George Washington's 1796 Farewell Address - one of the most influential but misunderstood expressions of American political thought - this book places the Address in the full context of American history and explains its enduring relevance for the next century. Generations of American political leaders have invoked the authority of the Address to shape foreign and domestic policy. With discussions about national character and personal
  • responsibility dominating the current political landscape, there has been a resurgence of interest in the character of the nation's founders, particularly Washington's. The authors show how the Address expressed Washington's ideas for forming a national character that would cultivate the habits, morals, and civic virtues essential for stable republican self-government. An insightful and provocative analysis of the past, present, and future of American democracy and its
  • most important citizen, this book will be of value to anyone concerned about the current state of American citizenship and the future role of the federal government
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DLC
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Spalding, Matthew
Illustrations
facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Garrity, Patrick J
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  • Washington, George
  • National characteristics, American
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A sacred union of citizens : George Washington's farewell address and the American character, Matthew Spalding and Patrick J. Garrity ; introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Facsimiles on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-211) 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
Control code
ocm34691039
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 216 pages
Isbn
9780847682614
Lccn
96019644
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
facsimiles
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34691039
  • (Sirsi) a573372
Label
A sacred union of citizens : George Washington's farewell address and the American character, Matthew Spalding and Patrick J. Garrity ; introduction by Daniel J. Boorstin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Facsimiles on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-211) 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
Control code
ocm34691039
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 216 pages
Isbn
9780847682614
Lccn
96019644
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
facsimiles
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34691039
  • (Sirsi) a573372

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