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The promise of America

The promise of America

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Published by Pearson/Longman in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American.,
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.,
  • United States -- History -- Sources.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statement[edited by] Shane Borrowman, Edward White.
    GenreSources.
    ContributionsBorrowman, Shane., White, Edward M. 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE173 .P95 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 780 p. :
    Number of Pages780
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17950770M
    ISBN 100321354710
    LC Control Number2006027263

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      The Book of Mormon describes a "land of promise" given to Lehi and his posterity by the Lord. Many have wondered where this land of promise might be physically located in the Americas. Historically, Latter-day Saint leaders have identified the range of North and South America as the land of promise, as well as the land of Zion. But more important than where the . "This book is about the decline of freedom in America," Lawrence Goodwyn writes, and he then proceeds to overturn three generations of historical literature on Populism and to cast a radically new light on what he calls the undemocratic "progressive society" of twentieth-century America. Designed as a protest against special privilege and the growing despotism of industrialism, .

      "Europe's Promise" by Steven Hill, program director at the Washington-based New America Foundation, is one such book. Explosive power, wherever you look.”—Internationale Politik"The two great strengths of Europe's Promise are its breadth and its accessibility. The discussion is far ranging Hill dispels myths and caricatures.   The book, Restoring the Promise by Richard Vedder, America’s premier expert on higher education, offers a comprehensive and sobering look at how we got here and where we might head in pursuit of better higher education. Forget the bromides of politicians, this book is a clear-eyed starting point for higher education policy.


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