ISBN-10:
0819562254
ISBN-13:
9780819562258
Pub. Date:
09/01/1989
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
The Liberal Mind in a Conservative Age: American Intellectuals in the 1940s and 1950s / Edition 2

The Liberal Mind in a Conservative Age: American Intellectuals in the 1940s and 1950s / Edition 2

by Richard H. Pells

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ISBN-13: 9780819562258
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
Publication date: 09/01/1989
Edition description: Second Edition, With A New Introduction
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.22(d)

About the Author

RICHARD H. PELLS is a graduate of Rutgers University (B.A., 1963) and Harvard (Ph.D., 1969). Now professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, he has taught at Harvard, received a Rockefeller Foundation Humanities fellowship, and has been a visiting professor at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and a Fulbright-Hays Senior Lecturer at the universities of Amsterdam and Copenhagen. He is also the author of Radical Visions and American Dreams: Culture and Social Thought in the Depression Years (Wesleyan, 1984). He lives in Austin.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction to the Wesleyan Edition
The Intellectuals at War
The Shattered Peace
Accommodation and Ambivalence Political and Economic Thought in the Cold War Years
Conformity and Alienation: Social Criticism in the 1950’s
Are You Now, Have You Ever Been, and Will You Ever Give Us the Names of Those Who Were?
Endings and Beginnings: The Mood of the Late 1950’s
Epilogue: The Legacy of the Postwar Years
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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