New York intellect: a history of intellectual life in New York City, from 1750 to the beginnings of our own time

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Knopf, 1987 - History - 422 pages
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Focuses on the changing definitions of intellectual life in New York City, discussing how the aspirations for the European pattern of intellectual life and the historical and sociological conditions of the city produced a distinctive cultural formation

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A broad overview of the evolution of the intellectual environment of life in the city. It helped me place in the context of their time numerous authors and social commentators, many of whom were unknown to me. Read full review

Contents

prologue New York City and the Condition of Intellect
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The Emergence of City Culture in New York
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Patricians and Artisans
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