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The American mind : an interpretation of American thought and character since the 1880's / by Henry Steele Commager.

Author/Creator:
Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998.
Publication:
New Haven : Yale University Press, 1950.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 476 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Subjects:
United States -- Civilization.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-1918.
National characteristics, American.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Civilization
Intellectual life
National characteristics, American.
United States
United States -- Intellectual life.
Contents:
pt. 1. The nineteenth-century American
The watershed of the nineties
Transition years in literature and journalism
John Fiske and the evolutionary philosophy
William James and the impact of pragmatism
Determinism in literature
The cult of the irrational
The traditionalists
Religious thought and practice
pt. 2. Lester Ward and the science of society
Thorstein Veblen and the new economics
The literature of revolt
The transition in historical literature
Innovators in historical interpretation: Turner, Parrington, Beard
Toward a new science of politics
The applications of political theory
The evolution of American law
Masters of the new jurisprudence: Pound and Holmes
Architecture and society
The twentieth-century American.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-467).
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has signature of William Lee Gunn on front pastedown.
Penn Provenance:
Gunn, William Lee (autograph) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1950
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998. American mind.
OCLC:
419327
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