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Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equa

By: Allen, Danielle

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Seller ID: 9780871406903

ISBN: 087140690X

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In just 1,337 words, the Declaration of Independence changed the world, but curiously it is now rarely read from start to finish, much less understood. Unsettled by this, Danielle Allen read the text quietly with students and discovered its animating power. "Bringing the analytical skills of a philosopher, the voice of a gifted memoirist, and the spirit of a soulful humanist to the task, Allen manages to . . . find new meaning in Thomas Jefferson's understanding of equality," says Joseph J. Ellis about Our Declaration. Countering much of the popular perception, she restores equality to its rig... View more info

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Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equa

By: Allen, Danielle

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Seller ID: 9781631490446

ISBN: 1631490443

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Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education

By: Allen, Danielle S.

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Seller ID: 9780226014678D

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Talking to Strangers: Anxieties of Citizenship since Brown v. Board of Education

By: Allen, Danielle S.

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Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR:

Seller ID: 9780226014678

ISBN: 0226014673

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"Don't talk to strangers" is the advice long given to children by parents of all classes and races. Today it has blossomed into a fundamental precept of civic education, reflecting interracial distrust, personal and political alienation, and a profound suspicion of others. In this powerful and eloquent essay, Danielle Allen, a 2002 MacArthur Fellow, takes this maxim back to Little Rock, rooting out the seeds of distrust to replace them with "a citizenship of political friendship." Returning to the landmark "Brown v. Board of Education" decision of 1954 and to the famous photograph of Eliza... View more info