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promise of American life

by Herbert David Croly

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Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Political science -- United States -- History.,
    • Progressivism (United States politics),
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918.,
    • United States -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint. Originally published: New York : Capricorn Press, 1964.

      Statementby Herbert Croly ; with a new foreword by Michael McGerr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJA84.U5 C76 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 468 p. ;
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2196629M
      ISBN 101555530621
      LC Control Number89016277

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This and other of Croly's thoughts on inequality are what make "The Promise of American Life" ultimately worthwhile. We have almost the same amount of economic privation today that we did in and far worse than we had in As with the last book I reviewed here, "Promise of American Life" was pathbreaking in its appeal to think outside /5(10).

The Promise of American Life () is a non-fiction book of political analysis by Herbert Croly, the founder of The New Republic magazine.

Croly’s political beliefs are largely individualistic libertarian, which is reflected in his analysis of the financial and political situation in. The middle class is under siege.

Giant corporations and big business threaten democracy itself. Such was the state of the United States after the Civil War, and if it sounds familiar, then it only underlines the continuing relevance of Herbert Croly's The Promise of American Life, first published in /5(10).

Chapter 1: What Is the Promise of American Life. In the first chapter of The Promise of American Life Croly argues that America has no tradition of strong nationalism as is often present in older notes that the nation will have to become an active participant in the fulfillment of its democratic promise, and that it is dangerous to assume that the promise of a better future will.

The Promise of American Life is widely acknowledged to be the major treatise on American progressive thought. Although influential, Croly's book was not widely read when it was first published. Although influential, Croly's book was not widely read when it was first published. The Promise of American Life book.

Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One of the most important books to emerge from the Prog /5. Page 11 - He is an American, who, leaving behind him all his ancient prejudices and manners, receives new ones from the new mode of life he has embraced, the new government he obeys, and the new rank he holds.

He becomes an American by being received in the broad lap of our great Alma Mater. Here individuals of all nations are melted into a new race of men, whose. The great majority of Americans would expect a book written about "The Promise of American Life" to contain chiefly a fanciful description of the glorious American future—a sort of Utopia up-to-date, situated in the land of Good-Enough, and flying the Stars and Stripes.

They might admit in words that the achievement of this glorious future. The Promise of American Life was first published in It had an immediate and extensive influence on what social historians call the Progressive Era. At the dawn of the New Deal Era, Felix Frankfurter wrote that Croly's book became "a reservoir for all political writings after its publication.5/5(3).

The Promise of American Life was first published in It had an immediate and extensive influence on what social historians call the Progressive Era.

At the dawn of the New Deal Era, Felix Frankfurter wrote that Croly's book became "a reservoir for all political writings after its by: "The Promise of American Life is part of the bedrock of American liberalism, a classic that had a spectacular immediate impact on national politics when it was first published in and that has been recognized ever since as a defining text of liberal reform.

The Promise of American Life was a book written by Herbert Croly, which was one of the most influential political books of the 20th century. A major theme of the book is Croly's interpretation of "Hamiltonian" and "Jeffersonian" values and what it meant for the future of the : Herbert Croly.

Herbert Croly () was intermittently educated at Harvard and went on to hold major editorial posts, first at Architectural Record and later at The New is the author of The Promise of American Life, also available from Transaction.

Scott R. Bowman received his graduate training at the University of California at Los Angeles, where he presently teaches Price: $ Inat the Hudson Institute’s request, Checker Finn and I edited a book, which we called “The New Promise of American Life.” Checker and I then both were fellows at Hudson and I was.

The Promise of American Life Language: English: LoC Class: JA: Political science: Political science: Subject: United States -- Politics and government Subject: United States -- Social conditions -- Subject: Political science -- United States -- History Subject: Progressivism (United States politics) Category: Text: EBook-No.

What is the promise of American life. --II. The federalists and the republicans --III. The democrats and the whigs --IV. Slavery and American nationality --V. The contemporary situation --VI. Reform and the reformers --VII. Reconstruction: its conditions and purposes --VIII.

Nationality and democracy --IX. The middle class is under siege. Giant corporations and big business threaten democracy was the state of the United States after the Civil War, and if it sounds familiar, then it only underlines the continuing relevance of Herbert Croly's The Promise of American Life, first published in The Promise of American Life is part of the bedrock of American liberalism, a classic that had a spectacular impact on national politics when it was first published in and that has been recognized ever since as a defining text of liberal reform.

The book helped inspire Theodore Roosevelt's New Nationalism and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, put Herbert Croly on a Cited by: He thus redeemed the promise of American life.

The big challenge in Croly's own day was the response to vast changes that accompanied America's transformation from a. The Promise of American Life was first published in It had an immediate and extensive influence on what social historians call the Progressive Era.

At the dawn of the New Deal Era, Felix Frankfurter wrote that Croly's book became "a reservoir for all political writings after its publication.

Roosevelt's New Nationalism was countered by Price Range: $ - $. Digital History ID If any one book can be said to offer a manifesto of Progressive beliefs, it was Herbert Croly's The Promise of American Life.

Croly (), a political theorist and journalist who founded The New Republic, was Progressivism's preeminent philosopher.This Study Guide consists of approximately 37 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Promise of American Life.

Croly's book was so successful because it went far beyond merely offering a .In The Promise of America, historian Odd S. Lovoll tells the story of the thousands of Norwegian immigrants who gambled on a fresh start in the United States.

Now, Lovoll has carefully revised this successful book to reflect new understandings .