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The Making of American Exceptionalism

The Knights of Labor and Class Formation in the Nineteenth Century

by Kim Voss

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Labor unions,
  • Knights of Labor,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Working class,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Modern - 19th Century,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions,
  • 19th century,
  • History,
  • Labor movement,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7848935M
    ISBN 100801481198
    ISBN 109780801481192

    Dec 22,  · American Exceptionalism (PDF) Do you think the United States does or does not have a special responsibility to be the leading nation in world affairs? Because of the United States history and its Constitution, do you think the U.S. has a unique character that makes it the greatest country in the world, or don't you think so? Cosmopolitanism, American Exceptionalism, and the Making of Schooling This chapter is the first of four to examine the cultural theses about cosmopolitanism and its double gestures in American pedagogy at the beginning ofthe 20th century.

    Restad's book sheds new light by making a very substantial contribution to the literature on American exceptionalism and its role in shaping US foreign policy. Restad (Bjorknes College, Norway) challenges the traditional assumptions of US foreign policy experts that the US should either withdraw from the world like an isolated but inspiring. Apr 17,  · American Exceptionalism explains why socialism has never taken hold in the United States, why Americans are resistant to absolute quotas as a way to integrate blacks and other minorities, and why American religion and foreign policy have a moralistic, crusading streak.4/5.

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Jul 06,  · The Making of American Exceptionalism [Kim Voss] on lphsbands.com *FREE* The Making of American Exceptionalism book on qualifying offers. Why has the labor movement in the United States been so weak and politically conservative in comparison to movements in Western Europe.

Kim Voss rejects traditional interpretations--theories of American exceptionalism --which attribute this distinctiveness to inherent Cited by: Jan 20,  · The Making of American Exceptionalism book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Why has the labor movement in the United State /5. American Exceptionalism: A Double-Edged Sword; book reviews Commonweal September 13,Pg. 38 There is no dearth of opinions about what ails the United States today. Everyone seems to have a diagnosis as well as a prescription for our reputed moral lphsbands.com by: Get the book behind the podcast.

The American Idea, presents the American story through primary documents and invites the reader into a The Making of American Exceptionalism. Episode 1. Terminology. The exact term "American exceptionalism" was occasionally used in the 19th century. In his The Yale Book of Quotations, Fred Shapiro notes "exceptionalism" was used to refer to the United States and its self-image by The Times of London on August 20, Its common use dates from Communist usage in the late s.

Get the book behind the podcast. Latest Episodes From Give Me Liberty: The Making of American Exceptionalism. Episode 1: Self-Rule, the Real Jamestown Project. November 6, The late nineteenth century saw the emergence of many features that we today associate with "American exceptionalism." In the mids the American labor movement did not differ significantly from labor movements in England and France, two countries at roughly the same stage of capitalist development.

“Apologizing for our past sins may reveal character and for a time lessen anti-Americanism abroad, but if it is done without acknowledging that the sins of America are the sins of mankind, and that our remedies are so often exceptional, then it only earns transitory applause—and a more lasting contempt that we ourselves do not believe in the values we profess.”.

The Political Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association gave her its Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Award for a First Book honor in for her book, The Making of American Exceptionalism: The Knights of Labor and Class Formation in the Nineteenth lphsbands.com mater: Stanford University.

“American exceptionalism,” a term that is currently making the rounds among journalists, denotes those features of American self-understanding that distinguish it from other modern societies, especially European nation-states.

Most of the features of note are characteristics familiar to most Americans with some sense of our history and the. History Dept. How Trump Is Making Us Rethink American Exceptionalism.

This past year has shown that the U.S. is far from immune to the forces shaping the rest of the world. American exceptionalism. American identity.

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This essay serves as a response to Hirschfield's () article, “Lethal Policing: Making Sense of American Exceptionalism,” published in the December issue of this journal.

View Show. Get this from a library. The making of American exceptionalism: the Knights of Labor and class formation in the nineteenth century. [Kim Voss] -- "Why has the labor movement in the United States been so weak and politically conservative in comparison to movements in Western Europe.

Kim Voss rejects traditional interpretations--theories of. A new American exceptionalism would recognize that the country’s durable power comes from creative, credible, and tenacious diplomacy backed by the threat of force, not force backed by the. Aug 31,  · Hillary Clinton is making a case for American exceptionalism.

“The United States is an exceptional nation,” she said on Wednesday at the American Legion’s national convention in Cincinnati.

The concept of American exceptionalism relates to the idea that the United States, in both its origins and its development, stands apart from other countries. A variety of reasons is given for those who are proponents of the idea.

The purpose of this book is to persuade you of that statement. This book examines how the United States actually compares with other countries, how people think about the comparison, what damage that thinking does, and what changes we might want to consider making. “I hope Curing Exceptionalism will be part of coursework in.English, Book edition: The making of American exceptionalism: the Knights of Labor and class formation in the nineteenth century / Kim Voss.

Voss, Kim. The Making of American Exceptionalism - jstor Publication» Book Review The Making of American Exceptionalism: The Knights of Labor and Class Formation in the Nineteenth Century by Kim Voss.

May 09,  · The reality behind American exceptionalism. “The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line,” W.E.B.

Du Bois wrote in — and I will not quibble. Please note that the Lexile measures for a small population of books have been recently updated. Enhancements were made to more precisely measure materials read in K-2 classrooms.Kirk, Russell, The Roots of American Order Murray, Charles, American Exceptionalism: An Experiment in History Lipset, Seymour Martin, American Exceptionalism: A Double-Edged Sword Paine, Thomas, Common Sense Patterson, Orlando, Freedom in the Making of Western Civilization Powell, James, The Triumph of Liberty.Its scope, theoretical adventurousness and lucidity, radical commitment to ethical acts, and seriousness make The New American Exceptionalism an unusual and stunning work of American cultural and political theory.

This is a major book by a major critic on the United States’ state of exception and state fantasies; Donald E.

Pease’s text.