The Liberal Mind in a Conservative Age: American Intellectuals in the 1940s and 1950s / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Wesleyan University Press
An excellent study of American intellectuals in the 40’s and 50’s.
|Publisher:||Wesleyan University Press|
|Edition description:||Second Edition, With A New Introduction|
|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 ContentsPreface
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