Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

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Robert Neelly Bellah
Harper & Row, 1985 - Civics - 355 pages
12 Reviews
This classic work of sociology explores the traditions Americans use to make sense of themselves and their society. "(A) brilliant analysis. Easily the richest and most readable study of American society . . . since The Lonely Crowd".--Newsweek.

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Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Seth - Goodreads

I skimmed this book and referenced it heavily for an undergraduate research project. The book was given to me and is signed and endorsed to me by my academic advisor. I have long been plagued by guilt for never actually reading it cover to cover. Now I have. Read full review

Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Margaret Sankey - Goodreads

1985 sociological study which offers some genuinely profound insights into how Americans talk themselves into narratives of self-made people and idealized small towns, although markedly biased by its ... Read full review

Contents

The Historical Conversation
27
L l P
55
Love and Marriage
85
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Robert N. Bellah was Elliott Professor of Sociology, Emeritus, at the University of California, Berkeley.

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