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American Scholarship in the Twentieth Century

Edited by Merle E. Curti

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674431287

Publication Date: 09/01/1953

252 pages

11 maps, 8 graphs, 4 tables


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In this survey for the Library of Congress Series in American Civilization the setting and problems of scholarship are discussed by Merle Curti; the social sciences are treated by the late Louis Wirth, while W. Stull Holt is concerned specifically with historical research; modern languages and literatures are discussed by René Wellek, and the classics and archaeological studies form the subject of Walter R. Agard’s section; the final piece, by Arthur E. Murphy, deals with philosophy in the twentieth century.

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