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The Resource Anti-intellectualism in American life, Richard Hofstadter

Anti-intellectualism in American life, Richard Hofstadter

Label
Anti-intellectualism in American life
Title
Anti-intellectualism in American life
Statement of responsibility
Richard Hofstadter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A book which throws light on many features of the American character. Its concern is not merely to portray the scorners of intellect in American life, but to say something about what the intellectual is, and can be, as a force in a democratic society
Summary
Portrays the rise of anti-intellectualism in America during the McCarthy era
Award
Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 1964.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154847
Cataloging source
VWM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-1970
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hofstadter, Richard
Dewey number
917.3
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Vintage Book
Series volume
v-317
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Intellectuals
  • Civilization
  • Intellectuals
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Anti-intellectualism in American life, Richard Hofstadter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Introduction. 1. Anti-intellectualism in our time --- 2. On the unpopularity of intellect ---- Part II. The religion of the heart. 3. The evangelical spirit --- 4. Evangelicalism and the revivalists --- 5. The revolt against modernity ---- Part III. The politics of democracy. 6. The decline of the gentleman --- 7. The fate of the reformer --- 8. The rise of the expert ---- Part IV. The practical culture. 9. Business and intellect --- 10. Self-help and spiritual technology --- 11. Variations on a theme ---- Part V. Education in a democracy. 12. The school and the teacher --- 13. The road to life adjustment --- 14. The child and the world ----Part VI. Conclusion. 15. The intellectual : alienation and conformity
Control code
ocm06984949
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 434, xiii pages
Isbn
9780394703176
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)6984949
Label
Anti-intellectualism in American life, Richard Hofstadter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Introduction. 1. Anti-intellectualism in our time --- 2. On the unpopularity of intellect ---- Part II. The religion of the heart. 3. The evangelical spirit --- 4. Evangelicalism and the revivalists --- 5. The revolt against modernity ---- Part III. The politics of democracy. 6. The decline of the gentleman --- 7. The fate of the reformer --- 8. The rise of the expert ---- Part IV. The practical culture. 9. Business and intellect --- 10. Self-help and spiritual technology --- 11. Variations on a theme ---- Part V. Education in a democracy. 12. The school and the teacher --- 13. The road to life adjustment --- 14. The child and the world ----Part VI. Conclusion. 15. The intellectual : alienation and conformity
Control code
ocm06984949
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 434, xiii pages
Isbn
9780394703176
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)6984949

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