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The Resource A nation of agents : the American path to a modern self and society, James E. Block

A nation of agents : the American path to a modern self and society, James E. Block

Label
A nation of agents : the American path to a modern self and society
Title
A nation of agents
Title remainder
the American path to a modern self and society
Statement of responsibility
James E. Block
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Block, James E
Dewey number
  • 306/.0973/09034
  • 306.097309033
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.B654 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • National characteristics, American
  • Agent (Philosophy)
  • United States
  • United States
  • Political culture
  • Protestantism
  • Protestantism
  • Liberalism
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Agent (Philosophy)
  • Civilization
  • Intellectual life
  • Liberalism
  • National characteristics, American
  • Political culture
  • Politics and government
  • Protestantism
  • United States
  • Protestantismus
  • Liberalismus
  • Nationalcharakter
  • Politische Kultur
  • Nationale kenmerken
  • Politieke cultuur
  • Individualisme
  • Protestantisme
  • Liberalisme
  • Agent (Philosophie)
  • Caractère national
  • Civilisation
  • Culture américaine
  • Culture politique
  • Histoire
  • Libéralisme
  • Protestantisme
  • Vie intellectuelle
  • États-Unis
  • USA
Label
A nation of agents : the American path to a modern self and society, James E. Block
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The American narrative in crisis -- I. The English origins of the American self and society. The early Puritan insurgents and the origins of agency -- The protestant revolutionaries and the emerging society of agents -- Thomas Hobbes and the founding of the liberal politics of agency -- John Locke and the mythic society of free agents -- II. The ascendancy of agency and the free new nation. The Great Awakening and the emergent culture of agency -- The revolutionary triumph of agency -- III. The dilemma of nationhood. The liberal idyll amidst republican realities -- From liberation to reversal in a world without bounds -- IV. The creation of an agency civilization. National revival as the crucible of agency character -- From sectarian discord to civil religion -- The protestant agent in liberal economics -- John Dewey and the modern synthesis -- Conclusion : The recovery of agency
Control code
646540087
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 658 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674022201
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1pk8h9p
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646540087
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
A nation of agents : the American path to a modern self and society, James E. Block
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The American narrative in crisis -- I. The English origins of the American self and society. The early Puritan insurgents and the origins of agency -- The protestant revolutionaries and the emerging society of agents -- Thomas Hobbes and the founding of the liberal politics of agency -- John Locke and the mythic society of free agents -- II. The ascendancy of agency and the free new nation. The Great Awakening and the emergent culture of agency -- The revolutionary triumph of agency -- III. The dilemma of nationhood. The liberal idyll amidst republican realities -- From liberation to reversal in a world without bounds -- IV. The creation of an agency civilization. National revival as the crucible of agency character -- From sectarian discord to civil religion -- The protestant agent in liberal economics -- John Dewey and the modern synthesis -- Conclusion : The recovery of agency
Control code
646540087
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 658 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674022201
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv1pk8h9p
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)646540087
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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