One Nation, Two Cultures
A Searching Examination of American Society in the Aftermath of Our Cultural Revolution
By (author) Gertrude Himmelfarb
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One Nation, Two Cultures by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Book DescriptionFrom one of today's most respected historians and cultural critics comes a new book examining the gulf in American society--a division that cuts across class, racial, ethnic, political and sexual lines.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375704109
Paperback / softback
(204mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Vintage Books USA
Publish Date: 30-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Roads to Modernity, Paperback (March 2008)» View all books by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Contrasting the Enlightenments in the three nations, this book demonstrates the primacy and wisdom of the British, exemplified in such thinkers as Adam Smith, David Hume, and Edmund Burke, as well as the enduring contributions of the American Founders.
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Author Biography - Gertrude Himmelfarb
Gertrude Himmelfarb taught for twenty-three years at Brooklyn College and the Graduate School of the City University of New York, where she was named Distinguished Professor of History in 1978. Now Professor Emeritus, she lives with her husband, Irving Kristol, in Washington, D.C. Her previous books include The De-Moralization of Society: From Victorian Virtues to Modern Values; On Looking into the Abyss: Untimely Thoughts on Culture and Society; Poverty and Compassion: The Moral Imagination of the Late Victorians; The New History and the Old; Marriage and Morals Among the Victorians; The Idea of Poverty: England in the Early Industrial Age; On Liberty and Liberalism: The Case of John Stuart Mill; Victorian Minds (nominated for a National Book Award); Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution; and Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics. "From the Hardcover edition."
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