Focusing on the elections of 1980, 1982, and 1984, Mansfield critiques contemporary conservatism for its ignorance of the political theory implicit in the Constitution.
"Provides food for thought' for both left' and right, ' and in particular for the American citizens about whom this book is concerned." -- Bradley A. Kletscher, Constitutional Commentary.
The Johns Hopkins Series in Constitutional Thought.
Sotirios A. Barber and Jeffery K. Tulis, Series Editors.
Harvey C. Mansfield displays his formidable intellectualism and classical scholarship in support of the proposition that the American constitution possesses a formal truth drawn from its foundations and exerted through its development... In what is a provocatively trenchant book, Mansfield takes relish in propelling his readers down the rats' maze of liberal arguments supporting a conservative outlook. Herein lies the real soul of American politics. * Political Studies * Provides 'food for thought' for both 'left' and 'right,' and in particular for the American citizens about whom this book is concerned. -- Bradley A. Kletscher * Constitutional Commentary *
Series: The Johns Hopkins Series in Constitutional Thought
For Ages: 22+ years old
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st March 1993
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.38