In the American Province: Studies in the History and Historiography of Ideas

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JHU Press, Apr 1, 1989 - History - 222 pages
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"American intellectual historians need to pay more attention to how elites relate to broader audiences. Hollinger's work is in the vanguard of recent intellectual history and it is a joy to observe a true intellectual in discourse with his peers." -- History: Reviews of Books.

 

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Contents

William James and the Culture of Inquiry
3
American Liberal Intelligentsia
56
American Intellectuals
74
T S Kuhns Theory of Science and Its Implications for History
105
Historians and the Discourse of Intellectuals
130
on Richard Rorty
167
Notes
189
This
207
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David A. Hollinger is Preston Hotchkis Professor of American History at the University of California, Berkeley and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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