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American Perspectives

The National Self-Image in the Twentieth Century

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ISBN 9780674367456

Publication Date: 01/01/1961

216 pages


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  • Preface
  • I. History and the American Past [Ralph H. Gabriel]
  • II. Pragmatism and the Scope of Science [Morton White]
  • III. Literature and the Critics [Robert E. Spiller]
  • IV. Music and Musicians [Edward N. Waters]
  • V. Painting and Sculpture [Lloyd Goodrich]
  • VI. The Social Scientists [Thomas C. Cochran]
  • VII. The Public Image of American Economic Institutions [Kenneth E. Boulding]
  • VIII. The Public Image: Politics [John M. Blum]
  • IX. The Discovery of the Popular Culture [Reuel Denney]
  • X. The Doctrine of Mass Production [Eric Larrabee]
  • Notes
  • Contributors
  • Index

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