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
Size: 49.86 MB
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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 Books USA
ISBN: 1400096383
Size: 59.56 MB
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A scathing indictment of American modern-day culture examines the current disdain for logic and evidence fostered by the mass media, religious fundamentalism, poor public education, a lack of fair-minded intellectuals, and a lazy, credulous ...

The Age Of Reform

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307809641
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This book is a landmark in American political thought. Preeminent Richard Hofstadter examines the passion for progress and reform that colored the entire period from 1890 to 1940 with startling and stimulating results.

American Idyll

Author: Catherine Liu
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1609380517
Size: 11.44 MB
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American Idyll reveals the unlikely alliance between American pragmatism and proponents of the Frankfurt School and argues for the importance of broad frames of historical thinking in encouraging robust academic debate within democratic ...

An American Life

Author: Ronald Reagan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671691988
Size: 80.99 MB
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The former president relates the story of his public and private life from his modest beginnings in the Midwest, through a distinguished film career, to a second career in politics

American Violence

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307814009
Size: 45.27 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 ...

Social Darwinism In American Thought

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807054623
Size: 52.88 MB
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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.

Between Race And Reason

Author: Susan Searls Giroux
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804775117
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Between Race and Reason engages the work of diverse intellectuals—Friedrich Nietzsche, W. E. B. Du Bois, Michel Foucault, Martin Luther King, Jr., Jacques Derrida and others—who challenge the university's past and present collusion with ...