The Resource Lincoln unbound : how an ambitious young railsplitter saved the American dream--and how we can do it again, Rich Lowry

Lincoln unbound : how an ambitious young railsplitter saved the American dream--and how we can do it again, Rich Lowry

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Lincoln unbound : how an ambitious young railsplitter saved the American dream--and how we can do it again
Title
Lincoln unbound
Title remainder
how an ambitious young railsplitter saved the American dream--and how we can do it again
Statement of responsibility
Rich Lowry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Revered today across the political spectrum, Abraham Lincoln believed in a small but active government in a nation defined by aspiration. He embraced the market and the transportation and communications revolutions beginning to take hold, and helped give birth to the modern industrial economy. Lincoln's vision of an upwardly mobile society that rewards and supports individual striving was wondrously realized. Now, it is under threat. Economic stagnation and social breakdown are undermining that mobility. To meet these challenges, conservative columnist Rich Lowry draws us back to the lessons of Lincoln. It is imperative, he argues, to preserve a fluid economy and the bourgeois virtues that make it possible for individuals to thrive within it.--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lowry, Rich
Dewey number
973.7092
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.2
LC item number
.L894 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • American Dream
  • Free enterprise
  • Presidents
Label
Lincoln unbound : how an ambitious young railsplitter saved the American dream--and how we can do it again, Rich Lowry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-260) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : "an inestimable jewel" : Lincoln's America -- "An ambition that knew no rest" : young man on the make -- "The sober, industrious, thriving people" : a devoted Whig -- "The true system" : the genius of American capitalism -- "Our fathers" : the Lincoln-Douglas debates and the purpose of America -- "A great empire": Lincoln's vision realized -- "Work, work, work" : recovering the Lincoln ethic
Control code
ocn844073865
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 271 pages
Isbn
9780062123794
Isbn Type
(trade pb : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013017427
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)844073865
Label
Lincoln unbound : how an ambitious young railsplitter saved the American dream--and how we can do it again, Rich Lowry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-260) 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
Introduction : "an inestimable jewel" : Lincoln's America -- "An ambition that knew no rest" : young man on the make -- "The sober, industrious, thriving people" : a devoted Whig -- "The true system" : the genius of American capitalism -- "Our fathers" : the Lincoln-Douglas debates and the purpose of America -- "A great empire": Lincoln's vision realized -- "Work, work, work" : recovering the Lincoln ethic
Control code
ocn844073865
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 271 pages
Isbn
9780062123794
Isbn Type
(trade pb : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013017427
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)844073865

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