American Political Thought

Front Cover
Kenneth M. Dolbeare
Chatham House Publishers, 1998 - Political science - 564 pages
2 Reviews
This updated reader in American thought contains 39 major selections covering the full range of thinkers from the early colonial days to the present, examining the origins of American political values and beliefs and the ways in which Americans think about their future. It is organized in five chronological periods, each with a context-setting essay, and an annotated bibliography. This fourth edition offers a new mix of material, including excerpts from the Articles of Confederation as well as writings by Ben Franklin and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: American Political Thought

User Review  - Danielle Peters - Goodreads

I was actually surprised I really liked this book! It was fairly interesting readings, probably my favorite textbook ever assigned to me by a teacher. I enjoyed 90% of the articles that the placed in this book. Read full review

Review: American Political Thought

User Review  - Goodreads

I was actually surprised I really liked this book! It was fairly interesting readings, probably my favorite textbook ever assigned to me by a teacher. I enjoyed 90% of the articles that the placed in this book. Read full review

Contents

Part I
13
John Wise
26
Samuel Adams
44
Copyright

37 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information