Contested Truths: Keywords in American Politics Since Independence (2020)

Contested Truths: Keywords in American Politics Since Independence Daniel T. Rodgers Contested Truths Keywords in American Politics Since Independence Contention argument and power have always been the tradition in American political talk Any country that began in a revolution was bound to have this history But the language of argument uses partic
  • Title: Contested Truths: Keywords in American Politics Since Independence
  • Author: Daniel T. Rodgers
  • ISBN: 9780674167117
  • Page: 462
  • Format: Paperback
Contested Truths: Keywords in American Politics Since Independence Daniel T. Rodgers Contention, argument, and power have always been the tradition in American political talk Any country that began in a revolution was bound to have this history But the language of argument uses particular words with particular, sometimes shifting, meanings and to know what they are and what they meant over time is a critical contribution to political history It is trueContention, argument, and power have always been the tradition in American political talk Any country that began in a revolution was bound to have this history But the language of argument uses particular words with particular, sometimes shifting, meanings and to know what they are and what they meant over time is a critical contribution to political history It is true that politicians may act as though they are part of no particular ideological tradition, but history shows that, often than not, they use an understood meaning to enhance their actions As Daniel Rodgers shows in this book, rhetoric has consequences.
Contested Truths: Keywords in American Politics Since Independence Daniel T. Rodgers

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  1. Mark Bowles

    A Prolog1 Intent To write a book about political words an inquiry into the language of argument in the American past through a handful of keywords 3 These words are important because words are what builds political coalitions and movements unify and mobilize Words are also power2 Paradigms a Liberalism Individualistic, Lockean, private accumulation, held together by the ordinary hand of governmentb Republican Public terms, public good, distrust the haggling individualism of the market this view [...]

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