Richard Hofstadter: An Intellectual Biography

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Index
Aaron, Daniel, 145
academic freedom, 70–71, 78, 81, 180, 186
Academic Freedom in the Age of the College (Hofstadter), 165
Adams, Henry, 3, 34–35, 110, 121
Adams, Herbert Baxter, 5, 74–75
Adams, John Quincy, 135, 136
Adorno, Theodor, 90, 138, 151
Affluent Society, The (Galbraith), 124
Age of Jackson, The (Schlesinger), xxi, 57
Age of Reform, The (Hofstadter): content of, 99–119; criticism of, 99–119; 144– 48 passim; genesis of, 79; and historical scholarship, its relation to other works of, 154, 193, 227; and midwestern populism, xvi; Pulitzer Prize awarded for, 120; style of, 15, 205; and the University of Wisconsin, its intellectual incongruity with, 74
agrarian bias in historiography, xiv, 23– 24, 45, 92, 103
America at 1750 (Hofstadter), 154, 193, 228, 229–33
American Dilemma, An (Myrdal), 232
American Historical Association (AHA), 42–44, 53
American Negro Slavery (Phillips), 46
American Political Tradition and the Men Who Made It, The (Hofstadter): content of, xvi, xix, xxii, 49–65, 200, 204; and historical scholarship, its relation to other works of, 73, 122, 190, 227; and Hofstadter's career, 145–46, 150, 166; and Hofstadter's changed thinking about, 155–57; Hofstadter's esteem for, 193; and Progressive thought, 72; reputation of, xiii; the writing of, 41, 48, 158, 228
American Violence (Hofstadter et al.), 215, 217
Anderson, Terry, 171
Andrew Jackson: Symbol for an Age (Ward), 108
Anglo-Saxonism, 35, 60, 100, 110, 133– 34, 195. See also Wasp historiography
anti-intellectualism, 79–83, 120–41 passim
Anti-Intellectualism in American Life (Hofstadter): content of, 120–41 passim; and Eisenhower, 154; elitist strain of, 156; genesis of, 79; and historical scholarship, its relation to other works of, 227; its publication in England, 189; sales of, 146; and the

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