American Cultural and Intellectual History

by Daniek Wickberg

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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"Jonathan Fenderson’s book is a masterwork of African American intellectual and cultural history, bringing to light a man whose name should be mentioned more often in the histories of contemporary America."Society for U.S. Intellectual History. William James, Public Philosopher (New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History) by George Cotkin: A Consuming Faith: The Social Gospel and Modern American Culture by Susan Curtis: Paradox Lost: Free Will and Political Liberty in American Culture, (New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History) by. University of Pennsylvania Press Book Series. The following series are published by Penn Press: on the influence enterprises and technologies have on the cultural practices of American society as well as the influence culture has on technology and business. Books in this series examine intellectual history from the Renaissance to the. Intellectual History Concentration Spring Intellectual History Courses. Intellectual History investigates the history of human thought, culture, and expression— in short, the things that have allowed human beings, alone among the species, to mediate their relationship to the natural world with their minds and their media of communication.

Adolph Reed Jr. and Kenneth W. Warren. This volume coheres around a presumption that African American studies and its subject matter are both nested within and partly constitutive of broader currents of American history and thought and, therefore, that making sense of the black American experience requires situating it fundamentally within the larger cultural, political-economic, and.   Revised and updated, the fifth edition of this now standard two-volume anthology brings together some of the most historically significant writings in American intellectual history. Uniquely comprehensive, The American Intellectual Tradition includes classic works in philosophy, religion, social theory, political thought, economics, psychology 5/5(1). Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Blake is the author of many works on U.S. intellectual and cultural history, including Beloved Community: The Cultural Criticism of Randolph Bourne, Van Wyck Brooks, Waldo Frank, and Lewis Mumford. In addition to his scholarly publications, Blake has published essays and criticism in the American Scholar, Commonweal, Dissent, the Nation.

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Over entries. The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History offers a record of the nation’s values, aspirations, anxieties, and beliefs as expressed in both everyday life and formal bodies of thought. Over the past twenty years, the field of cultural history has moved to the center of American historical studies, and has come to encompass the experiences of.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History brings together in one two-volume set the record of the nation's values, aspirations, anxieties, and beliefs as expressed in both everyday life and formal bodies of thought.

Over the past twenty years, the field of cultural history has moved to the center of American Brand: Oxford University Press. Key works in American intellectual history (original list based on the titles provided here) Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History brings together in one two-volume set the record of the nation's values, aspirations, anxieties, and beliefs as expressed in both everyday life and formal bodies of thought.

Over the past twenty years, the field of cultural history has moved to the center of American historical studies, and has come to encompass the. A random sampling of essays confirms their intentions. Finally, a subject, name, and title index in the last volume provides easy access to the contents.

This work is highly recommended for students and researchers seeking an overview of major issues in Format: Hardcover. The essays in this book demonstrate the breadth and vitality of American intellectual history.

Their core theme is the diversity of both American intellectual life and of the frameworks that we must use to make sense of that diversity. The Worlds of American Intellectual History has at its heart studies of American thinkers.

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American Cultural Criticism I teach a course in the spring entitled American Culture and Its Critics, which will bring together, I hope, the usual diversity of students from anthropology, journalism, English, and political science, in addition to the two sponsoring programs, history and American Studies.

Intellectual historiography. Intellectual history as a self-conscious discipline is a relatively recent phenomenon. It has precedents, however, in the history of philosophy, the history of ideas, and in cultural history as practiced since Burckhardt or scholarly efforts of the eighteenth century can be traced to Francis Bacon’s call for what he termed a literary history in his.

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Publication date Topics Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : This Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History surveys the richly layered dimensions of American life in a format that clarifies the many issues, ideas, movements and places that constitute the American experience.

The Encyclopedia covers not only historic periods such as the Colonial era and the Reagan era, but also looks at cultural groups such as the working class and. Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of American cultural & intellectual history. [Mary Kupiec Cayton; Peter W Williams;] -- A study of American thought and culture throughout history examines the individuals and documents that revealed significant ideas, issues, and movements.

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Summer Musser Dr. Brown American Intellectual History March 30th, The Gilded Age’s cultural and intellectual elites were faced with a more innovative world as suggested in T.J.

Jackson’s No Place of Grace, they are most often not harkened to the past as much. During the s and s, the study of cultural and intellectual history was denigrated for its alleged elitist and canonical nature.

Today, the situation has changed dramatically. Enriched by the methods and insights of such neighboring domains of inquiry as social history, the history of mentalities, anthropology, linguistics, literary theory, and art history, cultural and intellectual. Intellectual History at Duke draws on a collaborative graduate program, combining the faculty, student and library resources of Duke, UNC Chapel Hill and NCSU, with a monthly seminar at the National Humanities Center (NHC).

Our intellectual historians emphasize the social, cultural and discursive setting of thought, using biography, intellectual fields and political movements.

Where the book achieves complete coherence is in its sharp focus on the leading methodological debates that in recent decades have exercised American intellectual historians.

Beginning in the s with the rise of social history, the field of intellectual history began to suffer from a crisis of confidence. The fourth edition of this uniquely comprehensive two-volume anthology has been expanded to connect over a thousand important books, essays, and artistic works with events in American and European intellectual, cultural, and political history.

After extensive consultation with instructors who assign these volumes to students, the editors have revised this edition to include more discussions of. One theme, Ratner-Rosenhagen explains, is omnipresent throughout American intellectual history: “The struggle for moral identification in America, as Americans, that bridges the gulfs of.

Modern Intellectual History publishes scholarship in intellectual and cultural history from onwards. MIH concerns itself primarily with apprehending the contextual origins and receptions of texts in order to recover their historical meanings.Culturally, the ideal American was the self-made man whose knowledge derived from life-experience, not an intellectual man whose knowledge of the real world derived from books, formal education, and academic study; thus, the justified anti-intellectualism reported in The New Purchase, or Seven and a Half Years in the Far West (), the Rev.The Helen & Howard R.

Marraro Prize for the best book in Italian history. The George L. Mosse Prize for the most distinguished book on the intellectual and cultural history of Europe since The John E.

O'Connor Film Award to recognize outstanding interpretations of history through the medium of .