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Two Faces of American Freedom

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ISBN-10: 067428433X

ISBN-13: 9780674284333

Edition: 2014

Authors: Aziz Rana

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"The Two Faces of American Freedom" boldly reinterprets the American political tradition from the colonial period to modern times, placing issues of race relations, immigration, and presidentialism in the context of shifting notions of empire and citizenship. Today, while the U.S. enjoys tremendous military and economic power, citizens are increasingly insulated from everyday decision-making. This was not always the case. America, Aziz Rana argues, began as a settler society grounded in an ideal of freedom as the exercise of continuous self-rule one that joined direct political participation with economic independence. However, this vision of freedom was politically bound to the…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 4/7/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Aziz Rana is Associate Professor of Law at Cornell Law School.