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Charles Austin Beard : the return of the master historian of American imperialism

Author: Richard Drake
Publisher: Ithaca, New York : Cornell University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the face of the ruinous costs of empire, about which Charles Austin Beard warned at the time of the Second World War, the life and work of this American prophet merit reexamination today"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Drake, Richard, 1942-
Charles Austin Beard.
Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018025891
Named Person: Charles A Beard; Charles A Beard; Charles Austin Beard
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Drake
ISBN: 9781501715167 150171516X
OCLC Number: 1028884798
Description: xviii, 315 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the Beardian interpretation of American history --
Discovering the economic taproot of imperialism --
Two contrasting progressive views of the Great War --
Becoming a revisionist --
Washington and Wall Street working together for war --
Isolationism versus internationalism --
A wartime trilogy --
Waging war for the four freedoms --
Beard finds an ally in Herbert Hoover --
Attacking "the Saint" --
Defending Beard after the fall --
Beard's philosophy of history and American imperialism --
Conclusion : the sad historian of the pensive plain.
Responsibility: Richard Drake.

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Richard Drake presents a new interpretation of Charles Austin Beard's life and work. The foremost American historian and a leading public intellectual in the first half of the twentieth century,  Read more...

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