Richard Hofstadter’s famous Anti-Intellectualism in American Life, his tenth book, earned him the Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction (). This “personal book,”. For the ages For Hofstadter, pictured here in , anti-intellectualism was an By the time Anti-Intellectualism in American Life was published (), he was a . Anti-intellectualism in American Life was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Non- Fiction. It is a book which throws light on many features of the American.

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Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

Jan 04, Pages. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction. In this award-winning classic hofstadher of consensus history, Richard Hofstadter, author of The Age of Reformexamines the role of social movements in the perception of intellect in American life.


Hofstadter unfolds the fascinating story, it is no crude battle of eggheads and fatheads.

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It is a rich, complex, shifting picture of the life of the mind in a society dominated by the ideal of practical success. Richard Hofstadter — was one of the leading American historians and intellectuals of the twentieth century.

Throughout his career, he worked at many universities, most recently as the DeWitt Clinton Professor of Hlfstadter at Columbia University. His works include the… More about Richard Hofstadter. Also by Richard Hofstadter.

See all books by Richard Hofstadter. About Richard Hofstadter Richard Hofstadter — was one of the leading American historians and intellectuals of the twentieth century.

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