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The organization of American culture, 1700-1900 : private institutions, elites, and the origins of American nationality / by Peter Dobkin Hall.

New York : New York University Press, 1982.
ISBN 0814734154, 9780814734155

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Subjects Entwicklungssoziologie.
États-Unis -- Conditions sociales.
Historical sociology.
Institutions sociales -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Social conditions
Social institutions -- United States -- History.
Social institutions.
Sociologie historique.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918.
United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865.
United States.
Series New York University series in education and socialization in American history.
Description viii, 325 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The organization of American culture -- part 1. The crisis of the old order: New England and America in the 1780s: prospect and retrospect -- The institutional crisis of eighteenth century New England -- The social basis of collective action -- The merchants of New England: strategy and structure -- part 2. The reorganization of American culture: Beyond tradition: order and authority in the new republic -- Corporations, equity, and trusts: legal instruments and the foundations of private authority -- The standing order as the guardian of science: the foundations of professional authority in Connecticut and Massachusetts, 1700-1830 -- Institutions, autonomy, and national networks: the resocialization of the American people -- Class and character in Boston: a pattern of regional integration -- part 3. The reintegration of authority and the organizational foundation of the national order: The ante-bellum period: prospect and retrospect -- The Civil War and the moral revolution: the emergence of a national elite -- Towards a meshing of patterns: the nationalization of business and culture -- Conclusion: The promise of American life.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7875170
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hall, Peter Dobkin, 1946-2014.
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