Anti Intellectualism In American Life

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307809676
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"As Mr. Hofstadter unfolds the fascinating story, it is no crude battle of eggheads and fatheads. It is a rich, complex, shifting picture of the life of the mind in a society dominated by the ideal of practical success.

The Paranoid Style In American Politics

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307809684
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This timely reissue of Richard Hofstadter's classic work on the fringe groups that influence American electoral politics offers an invaluable perspective on contemporary domestic affairs.In The Paranoid Style in American Politics, acclaimed ...

Anti Intellectualism In American Media

Author: Dane S. Claussen
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780820457215
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In this book, Dane S. Claussen argues that the news media have fed vocationalism and self-doubt in higher education, and anti-intellectualism throughout American culture.

The Age Of American Unreason

Author: Susan Jacoby
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307377121
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A cultural history of the last forty years, The Age of American Unreason focuses on the convergence of social forces—usually treated as separate entities—that has created a perfect storm of anti-rationalism.

Social Darwinism In American Thought

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807054623
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Social Darwinism in American Thought portrays the overall influence of Darwin on American social theory and the notable battle waged among thinkers over the implications of evolutionary theory for social thought and political action.

America At 1750

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 030780965X
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Demonstrates how the colonies developed into the first nation created under the influences of nationalism, modern capitalism and Protestantism. From the Paperback edition.

American Violence

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307814009
Size: 16.84 MB
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The book clearly demonstrates, even as the reader comes to grips with long-eluded truths, that America’s consistent history of violence has not yet breached beyond hope of restoration our long record of basic political stability, that ...

The State Of The American Mind

Author: Mark Bauerlein
Publisher: Templeton Press
ISBN: 9781599475097
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The writers of these fifteen original essays include E. D. Hirsch, Nicholas Eberstadt, and Dennis Prager, as well as Daniel Dreisbach, Gerald Graff, Richard Arum, Robert Whitaker, David T. Z. Mindich, Maggie Jackson, Jean Twenge, Jonathan ...

The America Syndrome

Author: Betsy Hartmann
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
ISBN: 1609807413
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Hartmann makes a compelling case that apocalyptic fears are deeply intertwined with the American ethos, to our detriment. In The America Syndrome, she seeks to reclaim human agency and, in so doing, revise the national narrative.

Great Issues In American History

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0394705408
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A collection of documentary selections offering insight into the major political and social issues of American history