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Intellect and Public Life: Essays on the Social History of Academic Intellectuals in the United States / Edition 1
     

Intellect and Public Life: Essays on the Social History of Academic Intellectuals in the United States / Edition 1

by Thomas Bender
 

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ISBN-10: 0801857848

ISBN-13: 2900801857842

Pub. Date: 08/28/1997

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

At a time of much unease in academia and among the general public about the relation of intellect to public life, Thomas Bender explores both the 19th-century origins and the 20th-century configurations of academic intellect in the United States. "Bender's positive, generous civil voice injects a soothing dose of optimism into current academic debates . . .

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At a time of much unease in academia and among the general public about the relation of intellect to public life, Thomas Bender explores both the 19th-century origins and the 20th-century configurations of academic intellect in the United States. "Bender's positive, generous civil voice injects a soothing dose of optimism into current academic debates . . . ".--AMERICAN QUARTERLY. 208 pp.

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ISBN-13:
2900801857842
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200

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