The Resource American dialogue : the Founders and us, Joseph J. Ellis

American dialogue : the Founders and us, Joseph J. Ellis

Label
American dialogue : the Founders and us
Title
American dialogue
Title remainder
the Founders and us
Statement of responsibility
Joseph J. Ellis
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The story of history is a ceaseless conversation between past and present, and in American Dialogue Joseph J. Ellis focuses the conversation on the often-asked question "What would the Founding Fathers think?" He examines four of our most seminal historical figures through the prism of particular topics, using the perspective of the present to shed light on their views and, in turn, to make clear how their now centuries-old ideas illuminate the disturbing impasse of today's political conflicts. He discusses Jefferson and the issue of racism, Adams and the specter of economic inequality, Washington and American imperialism, Madison and the doctrine of original intent. Through these juxtapositions--and in his hallmark dramatic and compelling narrative voice--Ellis illuminates the obstacles and pitfalls paralyzing contemporary discussions of these fundamentally important issues
Cataloging source
TEFBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, Joseph J
Dewey number
973.3
Index
index present
LC call number
E183
LC item number
.E436 2018b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political culture
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Large type books
Label
American dialogue : the Founders and us, Joseph J. Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-393) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Race -- Equality -- Law -- Abroad -- Leadership
Control code
ocn1045429856
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
x, 426 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984833617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1045429856
Label
American dialogue : the Founders and us, Joseph J. Ellis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-393) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Race -- Equality -- Law -- Abroad -- Leadership
Control code
ocn1045429856
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
x, 426 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984833617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1045429856

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