Turner and Beard; American historical writing reconsidered.

Glencoe, Ill., Free Press [1960] .

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Subjects Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948.
EE. UU. -- Historia -- Historiografía.
Loria, Achille, 1857-1943.
Turner, Frederick Jackson, 1861-1932.
United States -- Historiography.
United States -- History -- Philosophy.
United States.
Series Free Press paperback ; 90271.
Description 241 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1960]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part I. Achille Loria's influence on American economic thought: including his contributions to the frontier hypothesis : Loria's career, the origin of his ideas, and his general influence ; Resumé of Loria's system ; Introduction of Loria to American scholars ; Loria's influence on Richard T. Ely ; Frederick Jackson Turner's debt to Loria ; Appendix to part I: Loria's chapter on "The historical revelation of the colonies" -- pt. II. The historical background of Turner's frontier essay : Era of communication revolution ; Communication revolution and agricultural change ; American public domain ; C. Wood Davis, neo-Malthusian ; The public domain in politics ; "New immigration," land exhaustion, Christian Imperialism ; Turner, Loria, and the climate of opinion ; Resolving the "frontier issue" -- pt. III. A critique of Beard and his critics. Chapter I. Beard's main hypothesis : The dualism in Beard's thought ; Madison and the theory of economic determinism ; The strand of economic interpretation in Beard's thought ; Beard's questions and hypotheses ; Beard's main hypothesis: summary statement ; Recent critics' versions of "Beard's thesis" -- Chapter II. An appraisal of Beard's design of proof and method : The logical fallacy in Beard's design of proof ; The logical fallacy in Beard's method -- Chapter III. An appraisal of Beard's hypothesis : Numerical divisions of opinion ; Group divisions among voters ; Content of opinion ; Translating ideas into action -- Epilogue : A social interpretation of the Constitution of the United States ; The good state as the instrument of the good society ; The good society, the good state, and the Constitution -- Appendix to part three : McDonald's use of date.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)964815
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Benson, Lee.
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