The admired participants in Friends and Citizens study the connection among friendship and politics in American inspiration and contend that democratic politics is incomplete with out citizen friendship, and, equally, neighbors want political existence to supply a framework for advantage. This quantity honors Wilson Carey McWilliams, a number one instructor and student of our time. Fourteen essays, by means of academics, colleagues and scholars, pay tribute to him as good friend and citizen, and search to percentage their realizing of McWilliams's pondering via their very own analyses of yank political lifestyles. Friends and Citizens is wealthy within the humor, insights, historical past, melancholy and wish that signify the paintings of Carey McWilliams and his certain imaginative and prescient of America's political promise. this can be an enormous e-book for somebody drawn to sleek politics.

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