The Resource American character : A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good., Colin Woodard, (downloadable audiobook)

American character : A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good., Colin Woodard, (downloadable audiobook)

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American character : A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good.
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American character
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A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good.
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Colin Woodard
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eng
Summary
The struggle between individualism and the good of the community as a whole has been the basis of every major disagreement in our history, from the debates at the Constitutional Convention and in the run up to the Civil War to the fights surrounding the agenda of the Progressives, the New Deal, the civil rights movement, and the Tea Party. In American Character, Colin Woodard traces these two key strands in American politics through the four centuries of the nation's existence, from the first colonies through the Gilded Age and Great Depression to the present day, and how different regions of the country have successfully or disastrously accommodated them. The independent streak found its most pernicious form in the antebellum South but was balanced in the Gilded Age by communitarian reform efforts; the New Deal was an example of a successful coalition between communitarian-minded Eastern elites and Southerners. Throughout the American experience, the goal has always been to find the sweet spot between protecting the individual and nurturing the health of the community, and Woodard's historically informed suggestions on achieving that balance will be of interest to anyone who cares about the current American predicament—political, ideological, and sociological
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Woodard, Colin
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Narrator: Jonathan Yen
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  • Yen, Jonathan
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  • Nonfiction
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adult
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American character : A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good., Colin Woodard, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2633935
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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unknown
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Unabridged.
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1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
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9781681680354
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
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  • s
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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unknown
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459C440F-9075-4E7F-B38B-F412EF47C2DC
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
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  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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Label
American character : A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good., Colin Woodard, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2633935
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00000459c440f-9075-4e7f-b38b-f412ef47c2dc
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681680354
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
459C440F-9075-4E7F-B38B-F412EF47C2DC
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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