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The ideas that made America : a brief history / Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Fayette Co PL - Connersville 973 RAT (Text) 39230031937319 Adult New Books Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780190625368 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 220 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-193) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
World of empires: precontact-1740 -- America and the transatlantic Enlightenment: 1741-1800 -- From republican to romantic: 1800-1850 -- Contests of intellectual authority: 1850-90 -- Modernist revolts: 1890-1920 -- Roots and rootlessness : 1920-45 -- The opening of the American mind: 1945-70 -- Against universalism: 1962-90s.
Summary, etc.:
"Spanning a variety of disciplines, from religion, philosophy, and political thought, to cultural criticism, social theory, and the arts, Ideas That Made America: A Brief History shows how ideas have been major forces in American history, driving movements such as transcendentalism, Social Darwinism, conservatism, and postmodernism"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: United States > Intellectual life.
United States > History.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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