This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by James T. Kloppenberg in his book "Reading Obama, Dreams, Hope, and the American Political Tradition". This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less than 30 minutes reading time. However this work does not replace in any case James T. Kloppenberg's book. Kloppenberg believes that Obama is one of the most penetrating political thinkers to have been elected to the presidency.
He argues that Obama has a distinctive world view and that he has brought a refreshing new way of thinking about the role of democracy.