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Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy Hardcover – March, 1997


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 648 pages
  • Publisher: Longman Pub Group; 7th edition (March 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0673525007
  • ISBN-13: 978-0673525000
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 8.8 x 11.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #13,698,071 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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22 of 30 people found the following review helpful By V. Alexander on December 7, 2002
Format: Hardcover
In fairness, I have not yet finished the book. Yet I am already disappointed that so little was included about the European ideological and theological heritage that went into the Articles and the Constitution. Also, very little was said about the motivations and concerns of the Anti-Federalists.
The layout is attractive and easy to read. At times, the information content per paragraph is low. Some of the incidents are interesting or good cocktail party fodder, but they seem to shy away from presenting thought provoking material without accompanying commentary. In other words, I feel they don't trust the reader to think for him/herself.
The authors manifest their views everywhere but do not admit that they are opinions or discuss how the presentation is crafted around those opinions. As with any book, it is important to recognize the authors' goals and rationale.
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