History offers ample proof of AmericaOs pride and prejudice, a twin handicap that prevents effective communication with the rest of the world. Using literature, political science, philosophy, and humor, the book explores some of the reasons for AmericaOs current predicament. It ends, however, on a positive note, describing some heartening initiatives, and expressing confidence in the sustaining power of the American spirit. Dr. Pilon's analysis should prove useful to scholars and practitioners, indeed to anyone interested in improving the interaction between America and the world.promoting our civic education program. ... It was accompanied first of all by a superb teachersa#39; manual prepared by the un- equaled New Zealander Simon Jenkins, helping the dedicated, underpaid (sometimes altogether ... did not have enough money from USAID to print the textbooks, so we had to find outside donors.
|Title||:||Why America is Such a Hard Sell|
|Author||:||Juliana Geran Pilon|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2007-01-01|