The ideas that made America : a brief history /

Spanning a variety of disciplines, from religion, philosophy and political thought, to cultural criticism, social theory, and the arts, Ideas That Made America: A Brief History shows how ideas have been major forces in American history, driving movements such as transcendentalism, Social Darwinism,...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ratner-Rosenhagen, Jennifer (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Table of Contents:
  • World of empires: precontact-1740
  • America and the transatlantic Enlightenment: 1741-1800
  • From republican to romantic: 1800-1850
  • Contests of intellectual authority: 1850-90
  • Modernist revolts: 1890-1920
  • Roots and rootlessness : 1920-45
  • The opening of the American mind: 1945-70
  • Against universalism: 1962-90s.