The American Intellectual Tradition: 1630-1865 v.1

The American Intellectual Tradition: 1630-1865 v.1 : A Sourcebook

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The third edition of this uniquely comprehensive two-volume anthology contains many of the most significant documents in American intellectual history. It includes new selections from a diverse group of authors that cover Puritan theology, communitarian thought, racial ideology, gender theory, cultural criticism, multiculturalism, and postmodernism. The extensive chronology has been revised and expanded to connect over a thousand important books, essays, and artistic works with events in American and European intellectual, cultural, and political history. Section introductions and headnotes have been rewritten to provide updated bibliographical references and to incorporate new ideas from scholarly literature about selections. This anthology makes readily available substantial selections from the writings of prominent American thinkers, ranging chronologically from the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630 to the present. Accessible to a wide range of students, The American Intellectual Tradition is invaluable for courses in intellectual history and serves as an excellent supplementary text for classes in American history, American studies, and American literature. Volume I (to 1865) now offers new selections from John Cotton, Mercy Otis Warren, Henry C. Carey, Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, and William Lloyd Garrison; and includes writings of John Winthrop, Anne Hutchinson, Roger Williams, Cotton Mather, Jonathon Edwards, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, Charles Grandison Finney, John Humphrey Noyes, Sarah M. Grimke, William Leggett, George Bancroft, Catharine Beecher, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Henry David Thoreau, Horace Bushnell, Herman Melville, John C. Calhoun, Louisa S. McCord, George Fitzhugh, Frederick Douglass, and Abraham Lincoln.show more

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  • Paperback | 527 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 748.42g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0195097254
  • 9780195097252

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