Anti-intellectualism in American Life, Volume 713
Knopf, 1963 - 434 pages
Winner of the 1964 Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction
Anti-Intellectualism in American Life 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.
As Mr. Hofstadter unfolds the fascinating story, it is no crude battle of eggheads and fatheads. It is a rich, complex, shifting picture of the life of the mind in a society dominated by the ideal of practical success. --Robert Peel in the Christian Science Monitor
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In modern culture the evangelical movement has been the most powerful carrier of this kind of religious anti - intellectualism , and of ... Of course , America is not the only society whose culture has been affected by evangelicalism .
It is difficult to say whether Finney's description of American ministerial education was accurate , but certainly his sentiments represented the prevailing evangelical view . However prosperous the state of intellect was among ...
... effect of the evangelicals , 87 McAdoo , William Gibbs , advisor to Wilson , 210 McCarthy , Charles , head of the ... the traitorousness of the privileged class , 13 McGiffert , A. C. , on the evangelical revival in England , 96n .
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - arosoff - LibraryThing
After 50 years, Richard Hofstadter’s analysis of anti-intellectualism in America is not just a historical curiosity; it’s a vital work that continues to inform modern thought and policy. When we see ... Consulter l'avis complet
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The most interesting parts were in the historical observations. The fifth part on anti-intellectualism in education, particularly concerning the state of secondary education seemed irrelevant; at ... Consulter l'avis complet
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