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American dialogue : the founders and us / Joseph J. Ellis.

Ellis, Joseph J., (author.).
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  • 14 of 22 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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5 current holds with 22 total copies.

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Butler PL - Butler 973.3 ELL (Text) 73174005036918 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 973.3 ELL (Text) 33118000186641 Adult: New Book Available -
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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 973.3 Ell (Text) 32604000205455 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL 973.3 ELL (Text) 38217000625323 Nonfiction BPL Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 973.3 ELL (Text) 33187004456253 Nonfiction Available -
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Jay Co PL - Portland 973.3 E47a (Text) 76383000463335 Adult New Shelf, NF Checked out 12/15/2018
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch 973.3 ELLI (Text) 39391100318383 Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385353427
  • Physical Description: x, 283 pages : chart ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-266) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The story of history is a ceaseless conversation between past and present, and in American Dialogue, Joseph Ellis uses the perspective of the present to shed light on the views of the Founding Fathers. Examining four of the most seminal historical figures through the prism of particular topics, he makes 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Political culture > United States > History.
Founding Fathers of the United States.
United States > Politics and government > 1775-1783 > Philosophy.
United States > Politics and government > 2017- > Philosophy.
HISTORY / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800).
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory.
HISTORY / Revolutionary.

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