First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
465 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -445) and index.
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.
"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.
Garrett, Shaylyn Romney.