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Race and liberty in America : the essential reader

Author: Jonathan J Bean
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, published in association with the Independent Institute, ©2009.
Series: Independent studies in political economy.
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"Since its emergence, the United States' two-party political system has been criticized for polarizing public opinion. Instead of objective deliberation of such major issues as race relations, partisanship has too often undermined the process and distorted the outcome. One group of thinkers, however, has refused to be defined by either conservative or liberal classifications - classical liberals have shaped the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Race and liberty in America.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, published in association with the Independent Institute, ©2009
(DLC) 2009010817
(OCoLC)261177187
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan J Bean
ISBN: 9780813173627 0813173620 9780813139067 0813139066 0813135206 9780813135205
OCLC Number: 753968486
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 331 pages) : illustrations
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.
Contents: List of documents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction : Civil rights and classical liberalism --
Antislavery (1776-1853) --
The Republican era (1854-1876) --
Colorblindness in a color-conscious era (1877-1920) --
Republicans and race (1921-1932) --
The Roosevelt years (1933-1945) --
Classical liberals in the civil rights era (1946-1964) --
Individualists in an age of group discrimination (1965-Present) --
Conclusion : past, present, future.
Series Title: Independent studies in political economy.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Bean.

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