New PDF release: Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

By Richard Hofstadter

ISBN-10: 0394415353

ISBN-13: 9780394415352

ISBN-10: 0394703170

ISBN-13: 9780394703176

ISBN-10: 1541450779

ISBN-13: 9781541450776

Winner of the 1964 Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction.

In this award-winning vintage paintings of consensus background, Richard Hofstadter, writer of The Age of Reform, examines the position of social pursuits within the notion of mind in American life. 

"As Mr. Hofstadter unfolds the attention-grabbing tale, it really is no crude conflict of eggheads and fatheads. it's a wealthy, complicated, moving photo of the lifetime of the brain in a society ruled by way of the perfect of functional success." --Robert Peel within the Christian technological know-how Monitor 

Show description

Read Online or Download Anti-Intellectualism in American Life PDF

Similar government books

New PDF release: State Crime (Crime and Society Series)

This ebook presents an advent to country crime, with a specific specialize in the united kingdom. using crime through the united kingdom to accomplish its coverage and political goals is an underdeveloped element of educational examine of person and institutional criminal activity, the workout of political energy, public policy-making and political improvement.

M. Steven Fish,Matthew Kroenig's The Handbook of National Legislatures: A Global Survey PDF

The place is the ability? scholars of politics have reflected this query, and social scientists have scrutinized formal political associations and the distribution of strength between firms of the govt and the country. yet we nonetheless lack a wealthy financial institution of knowledge measuring the ability of particular governmental organisations, really nationwide legislatures.

Download e-book for kindle: The 'Community Method': Obstinate or Obsolete? (Palgrave by R. Dehousse

Sixty years after its invention, the operational approach of the eu Union is still little-understood. The 'Community approach' offers a complete empirical research of the functioning and achievements of the EU.

Steven S. Smith,Jason M. Roberts,Ryan J. Vander Wielen's The American Congress PDF

Thoroughly modern and with new studying gains, the eighth version of this revered textbook presents a clean point of view and a crisp advent to congressional politics. expert by means of the authors' Capitol Hill adventure and scholarship it good points insights from the 2 Congresses of Obama's presidency, the 2012 elections, overall healthiness care reform, and an early tackle the 113th Congress.

Additional info for Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

Example text

Download PDF sample

Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter


by Edward
4.5

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 42 votes