The American Ethos: Public Attitudes Toward Capitalism and Democracy
Covers Libertarianism, Egalitarianism, the relationship between capitalism and democracy, ideology, and social and political awareness among the American public.
Paperback, 360 pages
Published December 1st 1985 by Harvard University Press
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Written by political scientists, this is a great articulation of the fundamentals of the American society, including the antithetical values of capitalism and democracy along with discussions of the Protestant Ethic and individualism, all from historical inception to today. It helps account for the core American values of today's society.