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The growth of American thought

Author: Merle Curti
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996.
Growth of American thought.
New York, Harper & Row [1964]
(OCoLC)557699987
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merle Curti
OCLC Number: 419518
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, History, 1944.
Description: xx, 939 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Adaptation of the European heritage: The Christian heritage --
Legacies to the New Nation --The Old World heritage modified --
Diffusion of the arts and sciences --
The rise of the Enlightenment --
pt. 2. The growth of Americanism: The revolutionary shift in emphasis --
The expanding Enlightenment --
The conservative reaction --
pt. 3. Patrician leadership: Patrician direction of thought --
Nationalism challenges cosmopolitanism --
The West challenges patrician leadership --
pt. 4. Democratic upheaval: New currents of equalitarianism --
The advance of science and technology --
The popularization of knowledge --
New goals for democracy --
The rising tide of patriotism and nationalism --
pt. 5. Triumph of nationalism: Cultural regionalism in the old South --
The Civil War and intellectual life --
The nature of the new nationalism --
Business and the life of the mind --
pt. 6. Individualism in a corporate age: The delimitation of supernaturalism --
Impact of evolutionary thought on society --
Scholarship and popularization of learning --
Formulas of protest and reform --
The conservative defense --
pt. 7. Diversion, criticism, and contraction: America recrosses the oceans --
Prosperity, disillusionment, criticism --
Crisis and new searches --
American assertions in a world of upheaval --
Dialogues in our time.
Responsibility: by Merle Curti.

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