The Promise of American Life
|The Promise of American Life (1909)
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The Promises of American Life is a book published by Herbert Croly, founder of The New Republic, in 1909. This book opposed aggressive unionization and supported economic planning to raise general quality of life. After reading this book, Theodore Roosevelt adopted the New Nationalism.— Excerpted from |
This is the 1912 edition.
THE PROMISE OF AMERICAN LIFE
BY HERBERT CROLY
THE MACMILLAN COMPANY
Set up and electrotyped. Published November, 1909. Reprinted June, 1910; April, 1911; March, 1912.
J.S. Cushing Co.—Berwick & Smith Co.
Norwood, Mass., U.S.A.
TO THE MEMORY OF THE LATE
DAVID GOODMAN CROLY
- Chapter I: WHAT IS THE PROMISE OF AMERICAN LIFE?
- Chapter II: THE FEDERALISTS AND THE REPUBLICANS
- Chapter III: THE DEMOCRATS AND THE WHIGS
- Chapter IV: SLAVERY AND AMERICAN NATIONALITY
- Chapter V: THE CONTEMPORARY SITUATION
- Chapter VI: REFORM AND THE REFORMERS
- Chapter VII: RECONSTRUCTION; ITS CONDITIONS AND PURPOSES
- Chapter VIII: NATIONALITY AND DEMOCRACY
- Chapter IX: THE AMERICAN DEMOCRACY AND ITS NATIONAL PRINCIPLES
- Chapter X: A NATIONAL FOREIGN POLICY
- Chapter XI: PROBLEMS OF RECONSTRUCTION—PART I
- Chapter XII: PROBLEMS OF RECONSTRUCTION—PART II
- Chapter XIII: CONCLUSIONS—THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE NATIONAL PURPOSE
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