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Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

Author: Richard Hofstadter; 3M Company.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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-- Was awarded the 1964 Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction. It is 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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hofstadter; 3M Company.
ISBN: 9780307809674 0307809676 1299257917 9781299257917
OCLC Number: 933468824
Notes: Electronic book.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource 1 online resource (464 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction. Anti-intellectualism in our time ; On the unpopularity of intellect --
The religion of the heart. The evangelical spirit ; Evangelicalism and the revivalists ; The revolt against modernity --
The politics of democracy. The decline of the gentleman ; The fate of the reformer ; The rise of the expert --
The practical culture. Business and intellect ; Self-help and spiritual technology ; Variations on a theme --
Education in a democracy. The school and the teacher ; The road to life adjustment ; The child and the world --
Conclusion. The intellectual : alienation and conformity.
Responsibility: Hofstadter, Richard.
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-- Was awarded the 1964 Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction. It is 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.

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