The American culture; approaches to the study of the United States.

Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1968] .

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Other Title American quarterly.
Approaches to the study of the United States.
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
United States -- Civilization.
United States.
Description x, 416 pages illustrations 23 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Articles reprinted from the American quarterly.
Companion volume to the compiler's The American experience.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents [1.] Images and myths: The rainbow and the grid / Alan Trachtenberg -- The meaning of Lindbergh's flight / John W. Ward -- The I.W.W. and the West / Robert L. Tyler -- The Southern myth and Faulkner / Irving Howe -- The Jacksonian persuasion / Marvin Meyers -- The mountain man as Jacksonian man / William H. Goetzmann -- An American Pilgrim's progress / Charles L. Sanford -- Autobiography and the American myth / William C. Spengemann and L.R. Lundquist -- [2.] Ideas: The cyclical theory of history in eighteenth century America / Stow Persons -- The idea of process in American social thought / Ray Ginger -- Altruism arrives in America / Louis J. Budd -- The rebellion of the intellectuals, 1912-1917 / Henry F. May -- The traditional American doctrine of freedom of thought and speech / Mulford Q. Sibley -- [3.] Machines: Big technology and neutral technicians / Max Lerner -- American technology and the nineteenth century world / Hugo A. Meier -- A century of progress, 1833-1933: technology's triumph over man / Lowell Tozer -- The "Tin Lizzie's" golden anniversary / F. Eugene Melder -- The iconology of industrialism, 1830-1860 / Marvin Fisher -- [4.] Mass society: Family patterns and social values in America, 1825-1875 / William E. Bridges -- Halloween and the mass child / Gregory P. Stone -- The hot rod culture / Eugene D. Balsley -- Do-it-yourself: a Walden for the millions? / Albert Roland -- Some observations on the concert audience / Stuart Levine -- A philosophic view of the city / Joseph L. Blau -- [5.] Varieties of cultural evidence: The democratic faith in American schoolbooks, 1783-1860 / J. Merton England -- Daniel Webster and technology / Clarence Mondale -- Literature and Orthodoxy in Boston after the Civil War / Howard Mumford Jones -- Cultural history written with lightning: the significance of The birth of a nation / Everett Carter -- The wizard of Oz: parable on populism / Henry M. Littlefield -- Social influences on jazz style: Chicago, 1920-30 / Chadwick Hansen -- The price system and the rites of passage / Arthur H. Cole.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)422872
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Cohen, Hennig,
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