On hallowed ground : Abraham Lincoln and the foundations of American history /

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Author / Creator: Diggins, John P.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2000]
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Retention:Retained for Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST) http://eastlibraries.org/retained-materials
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Part I. America's Extrapolitical Foundations
  • Chapter 1.. Abraham Lincoln: Toward a Synthesis with Foundations
  • Chapter 2.. America's Lockean Moment: The Revolution and the Spirit of '76
  • Chapter 3.. American Identity in an Age of Political Correctness
  • Chapter 4.. American Exceptionalism
  • Part II. Of Thee I Sing
  • Chapter 5.. The Pride and the Pain: History in the Classroom and in Public Controversy
  • Chapter 6.. The "Last Best Hope" or the "Suicide of the West"?
  • Chapter 7.. Politics at the Center, Professors at the Peripheries: The Legacy of the 1960s
  • Part III. Class, Gender, Race: The Hidden Consensus
  • Chapter 8.. What Do Workers Want?
  • Chapter 9.. Outside Demanding In: Women Between Republicanism and Lockeanism
  • Chapter 10.. Black America and the Liberal Tradition
  • Conclusion: The "New Self" and the "Tragic Ambiguity"
  • Notes
  • Index