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The Resource The America syndrome : apocalypse, war, and our call to greatness, Betsy Hartmann

The America syndrome : apocalypse, war, and our call to greatness, Betsy Hartmann

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The America syndrome : apocalypse, war, and our call to greatness
Title
The America syndrome
Title remainder
apocalypse, war, and our call to greatness
Statement of responsibility
Betsy Hartmann
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Has apocalyptic thinking contributed to some of our nation's biggest problems--inequality, permanent war, and the despoiling of our natural resources? From the Puritans to the present, historian and public policy advocate Betsy Hartmann sheds light on a pervasive but--until now--invisible theme shaping the American mindset: apocalyptic thinking, or the belief that the end of the world is nigh. Hartmann makes a compelling case that apocalyptic fears are deeply intertwined with the American ethos, to our detriment. InThe America Syndrome, she seeks to reclaim human agency and, in so doing, revise the national narrative. By changing the way we think, we just might change the world"--
  • "Has apocalyptic thinking contributed to some of our nation's biggest problems--inequality, permanent war, and the despoiling of our natural resources? From the Puritans to the present, historian and public policy advocate Betsy Hartmann sheds light on a pervasive but--until now--invisible theme shaping the American mindset: apocalyptic thinking, or the belief that the end of the world is nigh. Hartmann makes a compelling case that apocalyptic fears are deeply intertwined with the American ethos, to our detriment. In The America Syndrome, she seeks to reclaim human agency and, in so doing, revise the national narrative. By changing the way we think, we just might change the world"--
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Hartmann, Betsy
Dewey number
973.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
E169.12
LC item number
.H378 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Fear
  • Crises
  • National characteristics, American
  • Exceptionalism
  • Social psychology
  • Civilization
  • Crises
  • Exceptionalism
  • Fear
  • National characteristics, American
  • Social psychology
  • United States
Label
The America syndrome : apocalypse, war, and our call to greatness, Betsy Hartmann
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Copyright
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Previous edition: 2017
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1060199136
Extent
282pages 20cm
Isbn
9781609809454
Lccn
2019016913
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
  • ONORDER
  • ONORDER
Label
The America syndrome : apocalypse, war, and our call to greatness, Betsy Hartmann
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous edition: 2017
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1060199136
Extent
282pages 20cm
Isbn
9781609809454
Lccn
2019016913
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
  • ONORDER
  • ONORDER

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