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The Resource Apostles of the self-made man, by John G. Cawelti

Apostles of the self-made man, by John G. Cawelti

Label
Apostles of the self-made man
Title
Apostles of the self-made man
Statement of responsibility
by John G. Cawelti
Title variation
Changing concepts of success in America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
VYS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cawelti, John G
Dewey number
158.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1611.2
LC item number
.C3 1968
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo
  • Alger, Horatio
  • Dewey, John
  • Alger, Horatio
  • Dewey, John
  • Emerson, Ralph Waldo
  • Success
  • Philosophy
  • Success
  • United States
Label
Apostles of the self-made man, by John G. Cawelti
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originated as thesis, University of Iowa
  • Cover has subtitle: Changing concepts of success in America
  • "P292"--Cover and spine
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-271) 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
Introduction: the meaning of the self-made man -- Natural aristocracy and the new republic: the idea of mobility in the thought of Franklin and Jefferson -- The age of the self-made man -- Self-improvement and self-culture: Ralph Waldo Emerson -- From rags to respectability: Horatio Alger -- The self-made man and industrial America: the portrayal of mobility in the nineteenth-century novel -- Philosophers of success -- Dream or rat race: success in the twentieth century -- Individual success and the community: John Dewey's philosophy of success -- Notes
Control code
ocm29741541
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Paperback ed..
Extent
xiv, 279 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o29741541
  • (OCoLC)29741541
Label
Apostles of the self-made man, by John G. Cawelti
Publication
Note
  • Originated as thesis, University of Iowa
  • Cover has subtitle: Changing concepts of success in America
  • "P292"--Cover and spine
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-271) 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
Introduction: the meaning of the self-made man -- Natural aristocracy and the new republic: the idea of mobility in the thought of Franklin and Jefferson -- The age of the self-made man -- Self-improvement and self-culture: Ralph Waldo Emerson -- From rags to respectability: Horatio Alger -- The self-made man and industrial America: the portrayal of mobility in the nineteenth-century novel -- Philosophers of success -- Dream or rat race: success in the twentieth century -- Individual success and the community: John Dewey's philosophy of success -- Notes
Control code
ocm29741541
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Paperback ed..
Extent
xiv, 279 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o29741541
  • (OCoLC)29741541

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