Revised and expanded, the second edition of this uniquely comprehensive two-volume anthology of many of the most significant documents in American intellectual history offers new selections from a diversity of authors; an extensive chronology connecting several hundred important books and essays with events in American and European intellectual, cultural, and political history; and updated bibliographies and headnotes. The anthology makes readily available substantial selections from the writings of prominent American thinkers, ranged chronologically from the establishment of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630 to the present. Designed for easy use by a wide range of readers, it is an invaluable reader for anyone interested in intellectual history, American history, American studies, or American literature.
Volume I (to 1865) now offers new selections by Sarah M. Grimké, Horace Bushnell, and Louisa S. McCord, and Volume II (1865-present) now offers new selections by Charles Hodge, Henry Adams, George Santayana, W.E.B. Du Bois, Randolph Bourne, H.L. Mencken, John Crowe Ransom, Meridel Le Sueur, Reinhold Niebuhr, Ralph Ellison, Whittaker Chambers, Betty Friedan, Adrienne Rich, Evelyn Fox Keller, Richard Rorty, and Michael Walzer.
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David A. Hollinger, Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley. Charles Capper, Professor of History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.Review:
"Brings a welcome sociological dimension to my American Political Theory course."--C.A. Keim, Northern Kentucky University
"The second edition of an already fine anthology of American thought is strengthened by the addition of selections by women and African Americans."--Ronald C. Brown, Southwest Texas State University
"Excellent selections. Chronologies outstanding."--Nuala Drescher, State University College at Buffalo
"An excellent collection of source material."--Raymond J. Cunningham, Fordham University
"Superb volumes, brilliant editorial choices. I hope to make extensive use of these."--R. Howard, State University of New York at Stony Brook
"This is a good book and I've enjoyed using it in my course."--Anne C. Loveland, Louisiana State University
"A brilliant introduction through primary source readings to the American intellectual tradition. A first-rate anthology."--Ralph E. Luker, Antioch College
"Marvelous--compact and thorough. It matches, entry for entry, the selections I've been using, and in a far more manageable, attractive format. A useful addition to any library, too; student or faculty."--E.C. Hawes, Wilmington College
"The introductions to each section are strong and the bibliographies very helpful. The format and overall organization are good."--Jane Cocalis, Xavier University
"I think the selections are excellent--ideal for upper-level undergraduate courses."--Frank Tripoli, Greenfield Community College
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