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Imagining deliberative democracy in the early American republic 1 edition

Imagining deliberative democracy in the early American republic
Sandra M. Gustafson

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Imagining deliberative democracy in the early American republic
Sandra M. Gustafson

Published 2011 by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Deliberation: a very brief history
The idea of deliberation
Deliberation and democracy in the early American republic
Whitman, Dewey, and the place of the arts
Theories of republicanism and deliberative democracy
Modern republicanism in the Atlantic world
The eloquence of modern republicanism
The view from Bunker Hill
Writing the modern republic
Models of ancient eloquence
Res publica redivivus
Eloquent Shakespeare
Arguing with the Bible
The politics and aesthetics of deliberation
The rise of literary oratory
Daniel Webster's genuine word
The frontier humor of David Crockett
Prophesying the multiracial republic
Democracy and the "three races"
Beyond the white Christian republic
Reasoning with David Walker
Listening to the wisdom of babes
Toward multiracial deliberations
Deliberative fictions
Failures of deliberation
Cooper's trials
How to read deliberatively
Democratic hermeneutics
The great American deliberative novel
Protest at Mashpee
Property matters
Conclusion: deliberative democracy past and future.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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E338 .G87 2011

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x, 271 p. ;
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