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American Exceptionalism: The Effects of Plenty on the American Experience

American Exceptionalism: The Effects of Plenty on the American Experience (Hardback)

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In general, all societies have evolved from a background in which people were many and resources were few. Thus the creation of their ideas, values, and institutions needed to adjust to that reality. The unique history of the United States, however, makes it an exception. There people were few but resources were endless. Thus, American traditions, values, ideas, and institutions which were of European origin had to undergo major transformations. The reality of plenty is thus the key to understanding the uniqueness of American civilization.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical science & theoryHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the AmericasPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studies Publisher: Sussex Academic Press Publication Date: 01/01/2002 ISBN-13: 9781903900086  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Arnon Gutfeld

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