The upswing : how America came together a century ago and how we can do it again / Robert D. Putnam ; with Shaylyn Romney Garrett
Book | Simon & Schuster | 2020 | First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
12 holds on first copy returned of 15 copies

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Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description
465 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-445) and index.
Contents
What's past is prologue -- Economics : the rise and fall of equality -- Politics : from tribalism to comity and back again -- Society : between isolation and solidarity -- Culture : individualism vs. community -- Race and the American "we" -- Gender and the American "we" -- The arc of the twentieth century -- Drift and mastery.
Summary
"An eminent political scientist's brilliant synthesis of social and political trends over the past century that shows how we have gone from an individualistic society to a more communitarian society and then back again -- and how we can use that experience to overcome once again the individualism that currently weakens our country"-- Provided by publisher.
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ISBN
9781982129149 (hardcover)
198212914X (hardcover)
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