American Exceptionalism

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American Exceptionalism

A Double-Edged Sword

By Seymour Martin Lipset

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393037258, 356pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1996



About the Author
Seymour Martin Lipset (1922-2006) was professor emeritus of sociology at George Mason University. Among his books are American Exceptionalism: A Double-Edged Sword; North American Cultures: Values and Institutions in Canada and the United States; Political Man: The Social Bases of Politics; and Rebellion in the University. He had a long-standing interest in Israel and Jewish affairs, and was past president of the Association of American Scholars for Peace in the Middle East.