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A Nation of Agents: The American Path to a Modern Self and Society
In this sweeping reinterpretation of American political culture, James Block offers a new perspective on the formation of the modern American self and society. Block roots both self and society in the concept of agency, rather than liberty, and dispenses with the national myth of the "sacred cause of liberty"--with the Declaration of Independence as its "American scripture ...more
Hardcover, 672 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Belknap Press
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