History and Progress: In Search of the European and American Mind
Praeger, 1989 - 442 páginas
The idea of progress forms the core History and Progress. Mathiopoulos shows that faith in progress and the desire for a better world have been the major stimuli for historical change in the modern world. She describes how Europe gave birth to this idea and throughout history became largely disenchanted with it. In contrast, the United States inherited this concept and has utilized it for over 200 years to maintain its sense of identity and self-awareness. History and Progress explains not only how the idea of progress inspired the founding of America, but how the concept provides momentum for the historical development of the nation to the present. In short, the 'American Dream' preserved the progressive optimism projected by the Enlightenment in the United States, even when it had since disappeared from European historical thought.
Resultados 1-3 de 89
See H. Wansey , An Excursion to the United States of America , in the Summer 1794 ( Salisbury , 1798 ) . 369. See Bernhard Fabian , Alexis de Tocquevilles Amerikabild ( chapter : England , Frankreich und die Vereinigten Staaten : Das ...
See Harriet Zuckerman , Scientific Elite : Nobel Laureates in the United States ( New York , 1977 ) . “ Amerika und Seine Nobelpreisträger , ” in Amerika - Dienst , United Information Service , Embassy of the United States of America ...
In the middle of the nineteenth century , the United States extended its influence to Central America and to Pacific regions such as China and Japan , where conflicts with European powers were reckoned with for the first time .
Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario
The Idea of Progress in the American
From Classical Antiquity to Modern Times
The Crisis of Europe in the Twentieth Century
Derechos de autor
Otras 23 secciones no mostradas