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Emerson as an American Dream-er

by Charles A. Beard - 1937

There is something noble, important and vital in the American dream, way, or democracy. But two questions remain unanswered. What is the dream, way, or democracy at bottom and in the process of becoming? Whose dreams, way, and democracy? These must be disconcerting questions to any observer who does not feel as certain as the Almighty that he has boxed the compass, nailed the universal down in one formula, or closed history for all time.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1937, p. 75-79
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13610, Date Accessed: 9/29/2020 4:21:32 PM

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