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The Culture of Immodesty in American Life and Politics

The Modest Republic

  • Editors
  • Michael P. Federici
  • Richard M. Gamble
  • Mark T. Mitchell
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Introduction: From Republic to Empire

    1. Michael P. Federici, Richard M. Gamble, Mark T. Mitchell
      Pages 1-15
  3. America in the World

  4. Political and Economic Immodesty

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Michael P. Federici
      Pages 49-62
    3. Gary L. Gregg
      Pages 63-76
    4. Brian Patrick Mitchell
      Pages 95-109
    5. Ralph Ancil
      Pages 111-121
  5. Immodesty in American Culture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Mark T. Mitchell
      Pages 125-135
    3. Robert C. Koons
      Pages 169-183
    4. Darryl Hart
      Pages 199-212
    5. Michael P. Federici, Richard M. Gamble, Mark T. Mitchell
      Pages 213-217
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 219-228

About this book

Introduction

By identifying and illustrating aspects of American culture that are out of sync with the modest republicanism that gave rise to the United States in the late eighteenth century, the contributors to this volume expose the vulgarity and excess of American culture.

Keywords

economy eighteenth century politics

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