The lost promise of progressivism

  title={The lost promise of progressivism},
  author={E. Eisenach},
  • E. Eisenach
  • Published 1994
  • Sociology
  • Long before the current calls for national service, civic responsibility, and the restoration of community values, the Progressives initiated a remarkably similar challenge. Eldon Eisenach traces the evolution of this powerful national movement from its theoretical origins through its dramatic rise and sudden demise, and shows why their philosophy still speaks to us with such eloquence. Eisenach analyzes how and why, between 1885 and World War I, progressive political ideas conquered almost… CONTINUE READING
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