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The upswing : how America came together a century ago and how we can do it again

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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.

"An eminent political scientist's brilliant synthesis of social and political trends over the past century that shows how we have gone from an individualistic society to a more communitarian society and then back again -- and how we can use that experience to overcome once again the individualism that currently weakens our country"--

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Gorham Free Library 302.54 PUTNAM (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9781982129149
  • ISBN: 198212914X
  • Physical Description: 465 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2020.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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What's past is prologue -- Economics : the rise and fall of equality -- Politics : from tribalism to comity and back again -- Society : between isolation and solidarity -- Culture : individualism vs. community -- Race and the American "we" -- Gender and the American "we" -- The arc of the twentieth century -- Drift and mastery.
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"An eminent political scientist's brilliant synthesis of social and political trends over the past century that shows how we have gone from an individualistic society to a more communitarian society and then back again -- and how we can use that experience to overcome once again the individualism that currently weakens our country"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Individualism > United States > History > 20th century.
Individualism > United States > History > 21st century.
Political culture > United States > History > 20th century.
Political culture > United States > History > 21st century.
United States > Social conditions > 20th century.
United States > Social conditions > 21st century.


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