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Published by Harper and Row in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States -- Intellectual life,
  • United States -- Civilization

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Edition Notes

StatementMerle Curti ; with a new preface by the author.
The Physical Object
Pagination939 p.:
Number of Pages939
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23264876M
LC Control Number64012796

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The Growth of American Thought. Unknown Binding – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. There is a newer edition of this item: Growth of American Thought (Social & Moral Thought Series) The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. Manufacturer: Harper. Read this book on Questia. An account of the growth of American thought involves, in the first place, a study of the growth on American soil of knowledge of the physical universe, of human nature, and of social relationships. Since man's precise and tested knowledge of his environment, physical and social, and of himself has been at every point in time subject to varying limitations, he has. Hailed as a pioneer achievement upon its original publi-cation and awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history in , The Growth of American Thought has won appreciative reviews and earned the highest regard among historians of the national experience. With his elaboration of the complex interrelationships between the growth of American thought and the whole American social milieu, Curti creates 5/5(1). The growth of American thought by Merle Eugene Curti, , Harper & Brothers edition, in EnglishCited by:

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), Growth of American thought. New York, London, Harper & Brothers []. THE GROWTH OF AMERICAN THOUGHT ILLUSTRATED Download The Growth Of American Thought Illustrated ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to The Growth Of American Thought Illustrated book pdf for free now. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get this book in print. AbeBooks; Amazon; Find in a library; All sellers» The growth of American thought. Merle Eugene Curti. Harper & Brothers, - United States - pages. 0 Reviews.   Once American pre-eminence was challenged by international competitors, and the economy hit rough seas in the 70s, and the sense of existential .

OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: pt. 1. The American adaptation of the European heritage: A variety of peoples bequeath legacies to the new nation --Colonial conditions modify the old world heritage --The Christian heritage --The transmission of polite learning and of scientific interests --The rise of the. Vernon Louis Parrington (August 3, – J ) was an American literary historian and scholar. His three-volume history of American letters, Main Currents in American Thought, won the Pulitzer Prize for History in and was one of the most influential books for American . The Growth of American Thought. By Merle Curti. Harper & Brothers, New York, (pp., $) Well written, interestingly constructed and partly original in its researches, Curti’s book is nevertheless a dull affair. This is not the writer’s fault, but results from the fact that American thought has not grown in depth but has been a. The University of Wisconsin Press is particularly proud to publish this series since Merle Curti, author of the seminal study The Growth of American Thought () and a founder of the field of American intellectual history, taught at the University of Wisconsin–Madison from until his retirement in This series continues the.