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The cycles of American history

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

The cycles of American history

by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

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Published by Franklin Library in Franklin Center, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cycles.,
  • UnitedStates -- Foreign relations -- Philosophy.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. ; with drawings by Geoffrey Moss.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE183.7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 498 p. ;
    Number of Pages498
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19139873M

    Basing their vision on a provocative theory of American history as series of recurring to year cycles, the authors predict that, just after the millennium, America will enter a new era that will culminate with a political and social crisis comparable to the American Revolution, the Civil War, and World War II/5(6).   In , he published a book called Historical Dynamics, in which he discerned secular cycles in France and Russia from their origins to the end of the 18th : Laura Spinney.

    In recent decades the American economy has experienced the worst peace-time inflation in its history and the highest unemployment rate since the Great Depression. These circumstances have prompted renewed interest in the concept of business cycles, which Joseph Schumpeter suggested are "like the beat of the heart, of the essence of the organism that displays them." In The American Business.   Is America entering a new “cycle of history” — the pattern of oscillations in American politics between liberalism and conservatism identified by historian and Kennedy aide Arthur.

    A thorough understanding of Conservatism's lineage, principles, and impact on history is essential to making sense of the 21st-century political dialogue-a dialogue that consumes the television you watch, the newspapers you read, and the radio you listen matter where you place yourself on the ideological spectrum, these 36 lectures will intrigue you, engage you, and maybe even provoke. Cycles in United States History. Introduction. If you have not read Strauss and Howe's book " Generations" (or their later book " The Fourth Turning") I'll try to summarize its main s and Howe hypothesize that all of society is unfolding on a regular cyclic basis.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: With new introd. "A Mariner book." Description: xiv, pages ; 21 cm. The Cycles of American History. By Arthur M. SCHLESINGER, Jr. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, xiii, p. Index. $) American politics, Arthur Schlesinger argues in the title essay of this collection, has alternated in thirty-year cycles between devotion to the public good and to private gain.

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[]) and index The theory of America: experiment or destiny? -- The cycles of American politics -- Foreign policy and the American character -- National interests and moral absolutes -- Human rights and the American tradition -- The Solzhenitsyn challenge -- America and empire -- Why the Cold War?Pages: