The American Idea of Freedom: How Liberty Depends on Property Rights and General Education

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The American Idea of Freedom describes the early American and Constitutional concept of liberty as understood by the nation's Founders and relates it to current notions of freedom in this country. The book shows that much of the political and cultural turmoil that surrounds us today can be traced to a faulty understanding of freedom. Whereas popular ideas today center on the pursuit of individual advancements and the rights of self-expression, early Americans viewed independence much more in terms of private property rights ...

The American Idea of Freedom: How Liberty Depends on Property Rights and General Education 2013, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781482661057

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