Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close
  • ISBN: 9780299106041
  • ISBN10: 0299106047

Drift and Mastery an Attempt to Diagnose the Current Unrest

by Walter Lippmann

  • List Price: $19.95
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Pr
  • Publish date: 03/01/1986
used Add to Cart $1.52
You save: 92%
Marketplace Item
Description: Drift and Mastery, originally published in 1914, is one of the most important and influential documents of the Progressive Movement, a valuable text for understanding the political thought of early twentieth-century America. This paperback edition of Walter Lippmann's classic work includes a revised introduction by William E. Leuchtenburg that places the book in its historical and political contexts. In his first book, A Preface to Politics, Lippmann was sharply critical of traditionalism in favor of creativity-so much so that he was accused of anti-intellectualism. In Drift and Mastery, he corrected this imbalance, exploring the tensions between expansion and consolidation, traditionalism an progressivism, emotion and rationality. He wrote to convince readers that they could balance these tensions: they could be organized, efficient, and functional without sacrificing impulse, choice, fantasy, or liberty. Mastery is attainable, Lippmann argued, but scientific endeavor is driven by human curiosity and creativity-an argument in favor of science as both a method as both a method for discovering the truth and a means of wish fulfillment through diligent attention to facts. Drift and Mastery is both a telling product of its times and a lucid exploration of timeless themes in American government and politics. It will continue to serve new generations of scholars and students in American intellectual history, mass communications, and political science.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Blue Vase Marketplace
Location: Maple City, MI
Good
Shipping Icon
The item shows wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and
[...]
$1.52
Hippo Books
Location: Toledo, OH
Good
All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor
[...]
$1.67
Open Books Ltd
Location: Chicago, IL
Acceptable
Shipping Icon
Contains some highlights, notes, and underlining. Open Books is a nonprofit
[...]
$2.63
RentSkate
Location: Richardson, TX
Good
Shipping Icon
0299106047 USED US EDITION COLLEGE BOOK-Items do not contain any supplemental
[...]
$2.68
One Planet Books
Location: Columbia, MO
Good
Ships same day or next business day! UPS shipping available (Priority Mail
[...]
$3.36
HPB-Ruby
Location: Dallas, TX
Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
$3.37
HPB-Movies
Location: Dallas, TX
Good
Shipping Icon
Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include
[...]
$5.38
Gian Luigi Fine Books, Inc.
Location: Albany, NY
Very Good
0299106047.
$6.46
Priceless Books
Location: Urbana, IL
Good
Shipping Icon
177pp. Wear wraps, rubbing.
$7.31
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).