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A history of American political theories.

Charles Edward Merriam

A history of American political theories.

by Charles Edward Merriam

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Published by Russell & Russell in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Political science -- United States -- History.,
    • United States -- Politics and government.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJA84.U5 M6 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 364 p.
      Number of Pages364
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5616660M
      LC Control Number68025042

        In their book, American Conspiracy Theories, which tracks paranoid thinking in U.S. politics from to , the University of Miami political scientists Joseph Uscinski and Joseph Parent Author: Peter Beinart.   Julian E. Zelizer is professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. He is the author of 10 books in American political history. His newest book, Governing America: Essays in Political History, will be published next year by Princeton University Press.

        The history of American conspiracy theories holds some lessons for fake news debunkers, says Jesse Walker “For a lot of people, the real assumption that they bring to the news, even beyond their partisan affiliations, is an expectation of a smooth narrative That’s the real bias that readers have to combat, and it’s something that people. Development theory, cluster of research and theories on economic and political development.. The emergence of development theory. The use of the term development to refer to national economic growth emerged in the United States beginning in the s and in association with a key American foreign policy concern: how to shape the future of the newly independent states in ways that would ensure.

        This means political history that puts questions of race at its center; it means political history that deals with violence and paranoia; it means political history that addresses radicalism, conservatism and political ideologies that are outside American centrism; it means looking at how existing structures of power defend and deepen economic.   Conspiracy Theories Abounded in 19th-Century American Politics Rumors of secret alliances, bank deals, and double-crossings were rampant in early American elections.


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