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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

A study of American political philosophy in the lives of those who made it, including Jefferson, Jackson, Calhoun, Lincoln, Wendell Philips, Cleveland, Bryan, Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt, Wilson and Hoover. Highly praised in its day, now rather outdated --there is a 1989 version. Read full review

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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

Hofstadter writes very well and makes big claims, which is a pleasant change from a lot of contemporary history. The book's general thesis - that the American Political Tradition is by and large an ... Read full review

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