The Promise Of American Life

The Promise Of American Life

  • Publish Date: 2013-03-09
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Herbert Croly
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The Promise of American Life is a book published by Herbert Croly, founder of The New Republic, in 1909. This book opposed aggressive unionization and supported economic planning to raise general quality of life. After reading this book, Theodore Roosevelt adopted the New Nationalism. The book is said to offer a manifesto of Progressive beliefs that anticipated the transition from competitive to corporate capitalism and from limited government to the welfare state.

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