The Irony of American History (Scribner Library of Contemporary Classics)
Publish date: July 1st 1985
Pages no: 174
Edition language: English
, American History
, United States
I love Reinhold Niebuhr's writing style and worldview. This book reminds readers that power struggles, political battles and breakthroughs are not unique to America, and sometimes have deeper, unexpected roots.
One of the recurring themes in the histories of men and nations is the idea that we can do what no one else has done because of our better [morals, understanding of history, philosophy, intelligence etc.:] (chose one). It's an almost mathematically precise pattern that we seem doomed to repeat. The...
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