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A Better Ambition: Confessions of a Faithful Liberal

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A Better Ambition: Confessions of a Faithful Liberal

A Better Ambition: Confessions of a Faithful Liberal by Tim Farron
English | January 11th, 2020 | ISBN: 0281083584, 0281083592 | 256 pages | EPUB | 0.60 MB

I am passionate about my country and angry at the mendacity that has led to the appalling situation in which the UK and our people are heading for relative poverty and insignificance while our politics is offering bitter, unpalatable extremes. There has to be something better. In the absence of something better, we will have to build it.' Tim Farron

Home Feelings: Liberal Citizenship and the Canadian Reading Camp Movement (Carleton Library)

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Home Feelings: Liberal Citizenship and the Canadian Reading Camp Movement (Carleton Library)

Home Feelings: Liberal Citizenship and the Canadian Reading Camp Movement (Carleton Library) by Jody Mason
English | December 18th, 2019 | ISBN: 0773558861, 077355887X | 368 pages | EPUB | 14.62 MB

Literature, literacy, and citizenship took on new and contested meanings in early twentieth-century Canada, particularly in frontier work camps. In this critical history of the reading camp movement, Jody Mason undertakes the first sustained analysis of the organization that became Frontier College in 1919. Employing an interdisciplinary approach, Home Feelings investigates how the reading camp movement used fiction, poetry, songs, newspapers, magazines, school readers, and English-as-a-second-language and citizenship manuals to encourage ideas of selfhood that were individual and intimate rather than collective.

Opening the Red Door: The Inside Story of Russia's First Christian Liberal Arts University

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Opening the Red Door: The Inside Story of Russia's First Christian Liberal Arts University

Opening the Red Door: The Inside Story of Russia's First Christian Liberal Arts University by John A. Bernbaum
English | September 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 0830852611 | 260 pages | EPUB | 11.73 MB

After the Berlin Wall fell, a group of Christian colleges in the U.S. seized the opportunity to begin strategic faculty and student exchanges with universities inside the Soviet Union.

Why Liberalism Works: How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All

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Why Liberalism Works: How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All

Why Liberalism Works: How True Liberal Values Produce a Freer, More Equal, Prosperous World for All by Deirdre Nansen McCloskey
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 0300235089 | 400 pages | EPUB | 1.63 MB

An insightful and passionately written book explaining why a return to Enlightenment ideals is good for the world