The Cycles of American History

The Cycles of American History

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Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., first revealed the sequences that governed American politics over the past two centuries in The Cycles of American History. In this updated edition, the prominent political historian continues to reflect on the qrecurring struggle between pragmatism and idealism in the American soulq (Time). Faced with a new century, a new millennium, and social and technological revolutions, Schlesinger confronts the possibility of a revolution in American political cycles.Television and the computer have produced a new class of electronic political specialists. ... indifferently for one party or the other, media mercenaries usurp the role once played by the party organization. ... Political scientists propose structural remedies: formal party membership; midterm party conferences; local partyanbsp;...

Title:The Cycles of American History
Author:Arthur M. Schlesinger
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 1999-06-16


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