America at 1750: A Social Portrait, Volume 713

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Vintage Books, 1973 - History - 293 pages
Illuminates the nature of political culture in mid-eighteenth-century America, calling attention to immigration, slavery, the middle class, and religion. Bibliogs
 

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AMERICA AT 1750: A Social Portrait

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Professor Hofstadter, who died in 1970, intended this to be the first section of a three-volume "general interpretive synthesis of the findings of the past generation of professional historians" in ... Read full review

Contents

POPULATION AND IMMIGRATION
3
white SERVITUDE
33
THE SLAVE TRADE
66
BLACK SLAVERY
89
THE MIDDLECLASs world
131
THE STATE of THE CHURCHES
180
v11 THE AwakenERs
217
THE AwakeNING AND THE CHURCHES
269
INDEX follows page
293
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Richard Hofstadter (1916-1970) 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 History at Columbia University. His works include the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Age of Reform and Anti-intellectualism in American Life.

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