Understanding America: The Anatomy of an Exceptional Nation

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Peter H. Schuck, James Q. Wilson, H Schuck
PublicAffairs, Apr 7, 2009 - History - 704 pages
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The idea of an exceptional America remains controversial. In this dazzlingly comprehensive collection of essays, some of the nationŐs best scholars and thinkers take on the weighty task of sizing up Goliath in a way Americans and others can comprehend. These twenty studies in American exceptionalism provide a solidly researched and in-depth analysis on the current state of our institutions, our values, and our challenges for the future.

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About the author (2009)

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He is the author of several books.

James Q. Wilson, a former president of the American Political Science Association, and a former professor at Harvard and UCLA. He was decorated with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nationŐs highest civilian award.

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