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The Resource A necessary evil : a history of American distrust of government, Garry Wills

A necessary evil : a history of American distrust of government, Garry Wills

Label
A necessary evil : a history of American distrust of government
Title
A necessary evil
Title remainder
a history of American distrust of government
Statement of responsibility
Garry Wills
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author blames American's long-standing mistrust of government on a misreading of history, and a fundamental misunderstanding of the Founding Fathers
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wills, Garry
Dewey number
973
Index
index present
LC call number
E183
LC item number
.W57 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dissenters
  • Government, Resistance to
  • United States
Label
A necessary evil : a history of American distrust of government, Garry Wills
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Key to brief citations -- Introduction -- 1. Revolutionary myths. Minutemen -- Term limits -- 2. Constitutional myths. Sovereign states -- Checking efficiency -- Co-equal branches -- The uses of faction -- Bill of Rights -- No standing army -- 3. Nullifiers. John Taylor of Caroline : father of nullification -- Jefferson : prophet of nullification -- Madison : abettor of nullification -- Nullification North : Hartford Convention -- Nullification South : John C. Calhoun -- -- Academic nullifiers -- 4. Seceders. Civil War -- 5. Insurrectionists. From Daniel Shays to Timothy McVeigh -- Academic insurrectionists -- 6. Vigilantes. Groups : from regulators to clinic bombings -- Individuals : frontier -- Individuals : NRA -- 7. Withdrawers. Individuals : from Thoreau to Mencken -- Groups : from Brook Farm to hippie communes -- 8. Disobeyers. From Dr. King to SDS -- 9. A necessary good. The uses of government -- The uses of fear -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index
Control code
ocm41606289
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9780684844893
Lccn
99035879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780684844893
  • (OCoLC)41606289
Label
A necessary evil : a history of American distrust of government, Garry Wills
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Key to brief citations -- Introduction -- 1. Revolutionary myths. Minutemen -- Term limits -- 2. Constitutional myths. Sovereign states -- Checking efficiency -- Co-equal branches -- The uses of faction -- Bill of Rights -- No standing army -- 3. Nullifiers. John Taylor of Caroline : father of nullification -- Jefferson : prophet of nullification -- Madison : abettor of nullification -- Nullification North : Hartford Convention -- Nullification South : John C. Calhoun -- -- Academic nullifiers -- 4. Seceders. Civil War -- 5. Insurrectionists. From Daniel Shays to Timothy McVeigh -- Academic insurrectionists -- 6. Vigilantes. Groups : from regulators to clinic bombings -- Individuals : frontier -- Individuals : NRA -- 7. Withdrawers. Individuals : from Thoreau to Mencken -- Groups : from Brook Farm to hippie communes -- 8. Disobeyers. From Dr. King to SDS -- 9. A necessary good. The uses of government -- The uses of fear -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index
Control code
ocm41606289
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
365 pages
Isbn
9780684844893
Lccn
99035879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780684844893
  • (OCoLC)41606289

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