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The relevance of liberalism

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

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    StatementResearch Institute on International Change, Columbia University.
    SeriesStudies of the Research Institute on International Change, Columbia University, Studies of the Research Institute on International Change, Columbia University
    LC ClassificationsJC 571 .C 633 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 233 p. ;
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17918010M
    ISBN 100891581340, 0891581332
    LC Control Number78157126

    NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE H elena Rosenblatt’s The Lost History of Liberalism is an important work of scholarship, a survey of the varieties of “liberalism” in the past two centuries. At a time.

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Six authors, including Giovanni Sartori, Edward Shils and other distinguished writers and thinkers, examine the contemporary relevance of liberalism in domestic and international society. Michael Mandelbaum's concluding essay stresses the resilience of liberal values and their adaptability to sociopolitical and economic circumstances that are quite different from those present at their birth.

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A guide for all readers, rather than a piece of political advocacy for one party or another, The Case for Liberalism in an Age of Extremism is Alan Dershowitz’s argument for classical The relevance of liberalism book values and their role in forming just societies and protecting against the dangers of extremism, just as they must today.

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Liberalism responded to a novel condition of societies, energised by capitalism and shaken by revolution in which populations were growing fast and where, for better or worse, material and ethical change was now ceaseless.

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idea of Liberalism, especially in the United States, is centered about the unalienable rights of an individual such as the freedoms found in the United States Bill of Rights.

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