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The Resource Anti-intellectualism in American life, by Richard Hofstadter

Anti-intellectualism in American life, by Richard Hofstadter

Label
Anti-intellectualism in American life
Title
Anti-intellectualism in American life
Statement of responsibility
by Richard Hofstadter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Portrays the rise of anti-intellectualism in America during the McCarthy era
Member of
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, General Nonfiction, 1964.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-1970
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hofstadter, Richard
Dewey number
917.3
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.H74
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Borzoi book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Intellectuals
  • Civilization
  • Intellectuals
  • United States
  • Cultuur
  • Culture
  • Intellectuels
  • États-Unis
  • Etats-Unis
  • United States
Label
Anti-intellectualism in American life, by Richard Hofstadter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Introduction. Anti-intellectualism in our time ; On the unpopularity of intellect. -- pt. 2. The religion of the heart. The evangelical spirit ; Evangelicalism and the revivalists ; The revolt against modernity. -- pt. 3. The politics of democracy. The decline of the gentleman ; The fate of the reformer ; The rise of the expert. -- pt. 4. The practical culture. Business and intellect ; Self-help and spiritual technology ; Variations on a theme. -- pt. 5. Education in a democracy. The school and the teacher ; The road to life adjustment ; The child and the world. -- pt. 6. Conclusion. The intellectual: alienation and conformity
Control code
ocm00268837
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
434, xiii pages
Lccn
63014086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 41147
  • (OCoLC)00268837
Label
Anti-intellectualism in American life, by Richard Hofstadter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Introduction. Anti-intellectualism in our time ; On the unpopularity of intellect. -- pt. 2. The religion of the heart. The evangelical spirit ; Evangelicalism and the revivalists ; The revolt against modernity. -- pt. 3. The politics of democracy. The decline of the gentleman ; The fate of the reformer ; The rise of the expert. -- pt. 4. The practical culture. Business and intellect ; Self-help and spiritual technology ; Variations on a theme. -- pt. 5. Education in a democracy. The school and the teacher ; The road to life adjustment ; The child and the world. -- pt. 6. Conclusion. The intellectual: alienation and conformity
Control code
ocm00268837
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
434, xiii pages
Lccn
63014086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 41147
  • (OCoLC)00268837

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