Series: Urban Life, Landscape and Policy
Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: Temple University Press (March 26, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 5045041
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
In his compelling reinterpretation of American history, "The Public and Its Possibilities, "John Fairfield" "argues that our unrealized civic aspirations provide the essential counterpoint to an excessive focus on private interests. Inspired by the revolutionary generation, nineteenth-century Americans struggled to build an economy and a culture to complement their republican institutions. But over the course of the twentieth century, a corporate...