Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter audiobook

Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

By Richard Hofstadter
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16.55 Hours Unabridged
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This book throws light on many features of the American character. Its concern is not merely to portray the scorners of intellect in American life, but to say something about what the intellectual is, and can be, as a force in a democratic society.

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Summary

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Winner of the 1964 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction

This book throws light on many features of the American character. Its concern is not merely to portray the scorners of intellect in American life, but to say something about what the intellectual is, and can be, as a force in a democratic society.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

As Mr. Hofstadter unfolds the fascinating story, it is no crude battle of eggheads and fatheads. It is a rich, complex, shifting picture of the life of the mind in a society dominated by the ideal of practical success. Robert Peel, Christian Science Monitor

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Author

Author Bio: Richard Hofstadter

Author Bio: Richard Hofstadter

Richard Hofstadter (1916–1970) was DeWitt Clinton Professor of American History at Columbia University and the author of several books, including The Paranoid Style in American Politics, The Age of Reform, and The American Political Tradition. He was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Runtime: 16.55
Audience: Adult
Language: English