The American mind in the mid-nineteenth century (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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The American mind in the mid-nineteenth century
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The American mind in the mid-nineteenth century

Author: Irving H Bartlett
Publisher: Wheeling, Ill. : Harlan Davidson, 1996.
Series: American history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [4. Dr.]View all editions and formats
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EXCERPT: "The half century between the War of 1812 and the Civil War was above all an age of expansiveness in America. Whether measured in terms of population, territory, urbanization, economic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irving H Bartlett
ISBN: 0882958097 9780882958095
OCLC Number: 258454274
Description: IX, 157 Seiten.
Contents: One: Interpreting American Democratic Thought 1 Two: Religion, Philosophy, and Science in the American Democracy 6 Religion 7 William Ellery Channing 9 Charles Grandison Finney 13 Horace Bushnell 15 Philosophy 19 The Academic Mind 20 The Transcendental Mind: Emerson 22 Science 27 Three: Political and Social Thought in the American Democracy 35 The Mind of the Jacksonians 36 William Leggett 39 George Bancroft 41 The Reform Impulse 42 Henry Thoreau: The Transcendentalist as Critic and Reformer 47 Wendell Phillips: The Rationale for Agitation 52 The Grimke Sisters and the Birth of Feminism 59 Conservatism and Democracy 65 Daniel Webster and National Conservation 66 Abraham Lincoln and Democratic Conservatism 74 Four: The Mind of the South 83 The Democratic Mind in the South 84 The Southern Mind as Apologist for Slavery 89 John C. Calhoun 91 George Fitzhugh 97 The Reactionary Enlightenment 102 The Mind of the Slave 104 Five: The Democratic Imagination 108 P.T. Barnum: The Showman as Artist 108 An American Literature 112 Walt Whitman: The Democrat as Poet 115 The Novel in America 121 Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Democrat as Puritan 123 Herman Melville: The Democrat as Skeptic 127 Six: Conclusion 132 Bibliographical Essay 136 Index 145
Series Title: American history series.
Responsibility: Irving H. Bartlett.

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