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American Intellectuals

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Google previewAlexis de Tocqueville and American Intellectuals (2006)

From His Times to Ours by Matthew J. Mancini

The conventional understanding of the history of Tocqueville's reception by American intellectuals is that it describes an inverted bell curve. According to this neatly geometric narrative, Tocqueville was venerated as a IX Preface.

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (2013)

by Joan Shelley Rubin, Paul S. Boyer, Professor Scott E. Casper

The work of early immigrant Italian American intellectuals by and large was focused on working-class issues ...

Google previewA Critical Dictionary of Sociology (2002)

by Raymond Boudon, Francois Bourricaud

Before the war, many American intellectuals were Marxists. Marxism was very well accepted even in Hollywood studios. But the American Communist Party, relatively powerful before the war, was discredited in 1945 when it espoused the ...

Google previewAmerican Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History by Gina Misiroglu

was of particular importance to American intellectuals as an example of the left«s sense of commitment.

Google previewAmerican Dissidents: An Encyclopedia of Activists, Subversives, and Prisoners of Conscience [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia of Activists, Subversives, and Prisoners of Conscience by Kathlyn Gay

in which many American intellectuals were pro-Communist and respected the Soviet experiment .

Google previewThe Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment (2015)

by Mark G. Spencer

in 1766, Benjamin Franklin visited the university of Göttingen and set a trend for many American intellectuals in the early nineteenth century.

Google previewImperialism and Expansionism in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection [4 volumes] (2015)

A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Chris J. Magoc

Many American intellectuals had studied at universities in Germany, where the interpretation of Darwin's evolutionary theories were particularly influential as a way of explaining social relations. This led to a transnational exchange of ideas ...

Google previewAmerican Political Culture: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia by Ted G. Jelen, Mark J. Rozell, Michael Shally-Jensen

Likewise, American intellectuals have long been critical of the effects of consumerism on American life. Famously, at the turn of the century Thorstein Veblen attacked the practice of “conspicuous consumption,” in which Americans around him ...

Google previewThe Concise Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History (2011)

by Michael Kazin, Rebecca Edwards, Adam Rothman

Many Latin American intellectuals, however, at first viewed the independence of the United States with optimism. They saw the Americas, including the United States, as what Greg Grandin calls a “renovating world force distinct from archaic ...

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