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American mythos : why our best efforts to be a better nation fall short, Robert Wuthnow

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American mythos : why our best efforts to be a better nation fall short
Title
American mythos
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why our best efforts to be a better nation fall short
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Robert Wuthnow
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Language
eng
Summary
America was built on stories: tales of grateful immigrants arriving at Ellis Island, Horatio Alger-style transformations, self-made men, and the Protestant work ethic. In this new book, renowned sociologist Robert Wuthnow examines these most American of stories--narratives about individualism, immigration, success, religion, and ethnicity--through the eyes of recent immigrants. In doing so, he demonstrates how the "American mythos" has both legitimized American society and prevented it from fully realizing its ideals. This magisterial work is a reflection and meditation on the national conscio
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Literary form
non fiction
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American mythos : why our best efforts to be a better nation fall short, Robert Wuthnow
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American mythos : why our best efforts to be a better nation fall short, Robert Wuthnow
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7s1n0
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-276) and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
Deep culture and democratic renewal -- Quandaries of individualism -- The justice of privilege -- Self-made men and women -- In America, all religions are true -- Ethnic ties that bind (loosely) -- Saving ourselves from materialism -- Venues for reflective democracy
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1 online resource (viii, 288 pages)
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9781400827022
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