Fairness and Freedom: A History of two Open Societies: New Zealand and the United States [Audiobook] download free by David Hackett Fischer

Fairness and Freedom: A History of two Open Societies: New Zealand and the United States Audiobook download free by David Hackett Fischer
  • Listen audiobook: Fairness and Freedom: A History of two Open Societies: New Zealand and the United States
  • Author: David Hackett Fischer
  • Release date: 2012/10/30
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780199832705
  • Rating: 8.88 of 10
  • Votes: 627
  • Review by: Scarlett Kinard
  • Review rating: 8.56 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/17
  • Duration: 8H7M27S in 256 kbps (131.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-19
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MOD, MP3, AU, WMA, Shorten, FLAC, MPEG4 (compression RAR, ZIP, ARC, TGZ)
  • Total pages original book: 656
  • Includes a PDF summary of 77 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 58M15S (15.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Fairness and Freedom compares the history of two open societies - New Zealand and the United States - with much in common. Both have democratic polities, mixed-enterprise economies, individuated societies, pluralist cultures, and a deep concern for human rights and the rule of law. But all of these elements take different forms, because constellations of value are far apart. The dream of living free is America's Polaris; fairness and natural justice areNew Zealand's Southern Cross. Fischer asks why these similar countries went different ways. Both were founded by English-speaking colonists, but at different times and with disparate purposes. They lived in the first and second British Empires, which operated in very different ways. Indians and Maori were important agents of change, but to different ends. On the American frontier and in New Zealand's Bush, material possibilities and moral choices were not the same. Fischer takes the same comparative approach to parallelprocesses of nation-building and immigration, women's rights and racial wrongs, reform causes and conservative responses, war-fighting and peace-making, and global engagement in our own time-with similar results. On another level, this book expands Fischer's past work on liberty and freedom. It is the first book to be published on the history of fairness. And it also poses new questions in the old tradition of history and moral philosophy. Is it possible to be both fair and free? In a vast array of evidence, Fischer finds that the strengths of these great values are needed to correct their weaknesses. As many societies seek to become more open - never twice in the same way, an understanding of ourdifferences is the only path to peace.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Political Control & Freedoms, Comparative Politics, Australasian & Pacific History, Social & Cultural History, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, History Of The Americas
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 44.48 USD
  • Dimensions: 161x236x49mm
  • Weight: 968g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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