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Political Philosophy Comes to Rick"s

Casablanca and American Civic Culture (Applications of Political Theory)

by James F. Pontuso

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Published by Lexington Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Philosophy,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Political,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General,
  • Criticism,
  • Casablanca (Motion picture)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7913429M
    ISBN 100739108328
    ISBN 109780739108321

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    In James F. Pontuso (ed.), Political Philosophy Comes to Rick’s: Casablanca and American Civic Culture. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, ) Machiavelli’s Inhuman Humanism in The Prince In Michael Palmer, Masters and Slaves: Revisioned Essays in Political Philosophy (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, ) Aristophanes' Male and Female Revolutions, Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, "The Argument of Casablanca and the Meaning of the Third Rick", in Political Philosophy Comes to Rick's, ed., James Pontuso, Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, Spielberg's Deus ex Machina: Saving Private Ryan, in Poroi (July, ).


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As I write this preface, I am remembering a dia­logue that I had with the political scientist Corey Robin, the author of a major book inFear: The History of a Political Idea. Political Philosophy Comes to Rick's(1st Edition) Casablanca and American Civic Culture (Applications of Political Theory (Paperback)) by Ralph Hattox, Paul Peterson, Michael Palmer, James F.

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