Pragmatism, Feminism, and Democracy: Rethinking the Politics of American History

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Routledge, Feb 1, 2013 - History - 244 pages
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Pragmatism, Feminism, and Democracy is James Livingston's virtuoso reflection on the period between 1890 and 1930, a primal scene of American history during which a wave of intellectual currents came together--and fell apart--to reorient society.  Tying in critical insights on corporate capitalism, consumer culture, populism, and the American Left, Livingston analyzes the intersections and similarities of pragmatism and feminism to yield an original, provocative blend of historiography, feminist theory, and American intellectual history.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
3 The Strange Career of the Social Self
5 Hamlet James and the Woman Question

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James Livingston is a Professor of History at Rutgers University. He is the author of Pragmatism and the Political Economy of Cultural Revolution and Origins of the Federal Reserve System: Money, Class, and Corporate Capitalism.

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