Anti-Intellectualism in American Life


Anti-Intellectualism in American Life Author Richard Hofstadter
ISBN-10 0394703170
ISBN-13 9780394703176
Year 1966-02-12
Pages 432
Language English
Publisher Vintage
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Winner of the 1964 Pulitzer Prize in Non Fiction In this award winning classic work of consensus history Richard Hofstadter author of The Age of Reform examines the role of social movements in the perception of intellect in American life As Mr Hofstadter unfolds the fascinating story it is no crude battle of eggheads and fatheads It is a rich complex shifting picture of the life of the mind in a society dominated by the ideal of practical success Robert Peel in the Christian Science Monitor

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