Political Moderation in America's First Two Centuries
By (author) Robert McCluer Calhoon
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Political Moderation in America's First Two Centuries by Robert McCluer Calhoon
Book DescriptionPolitical Moderation in America's First Two Centuries corrects the popular misconception that moderates are timid and cautious. Robert M. Calhoon examines the structure of political moderation; he characterizes moderation as a compound of principle and prudence; he defines it as humility in the face of the past; and he classifies it as historically grounded political ethics. From its origins in the Peloponnesian War and its early modern recovery during the French Wars of Religion, this book recounts the popularization of political moderation in American history from John Locke in the 1680s to the Mugwumps in the 1880s. The first comprehensive history of this subject, this book draws on more that a hundred books published over the past half century and extensive research on religion and politics in America to demonstrate that moderates were creatures of circumstance - made not born.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521734165
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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In this book political moderates emerge as complex, thoughtful, and sometimes deeply flawed human beings.
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Author Biography - Robert McCluer Calhoon
Robert M. Calhoon is a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His books include The Loyalists in Revolutionary America, 1760-1781 (1973); Revolutionary America: An Interpretive Overview (1976); Evangelicals and Conservatives in the Early South, 1740-1861 (1988); and The Loyalist Perception and Other Essays (1989, Second Edition, 2008). He is also the founding editor of the on-line Journal of Backcountry Studies.
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