America at 1750: A Social Portrait

America at 1750: A Social Portrait

by Richard Hofstadter
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America at 1750: A Social Portrait by Richard Hofstadter

Demonstrates how the colonies developed into the first nation created under the influences of nationalism, modern capitalism and Protestantism.

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ISBN-13: 9780394717951
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/1973
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 821,172
Product dimensions: 4.29(w) x 7.26(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Richard Hofstadter (1916–1970) was one of the leading American historians and intellectuals of the twentieth century. Throughout his career, he worked at many universities, most recently as the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. His works include the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Age of Reform and Anti-intellectualism in American Life.

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America at 1750: A Social Portrait 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Excellent book. Descriptively explores the confluence of immigration, religion, economics and culture amongst the disparate groups peopling America.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book literally put me to sleep. I could not possibly stay awake reading it.