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The American Mind in the Mid-Nineteenth Century (American History Series)

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Table of Contents

One: Interpreting American Democratic Thought 1

Two: Religion, Philosophy, and Science in the American Democracy 6

Religion 7

William Ellery Channing 9

Charles Grandison Finney 13

Horace Bushnell 15

Philosophy 19

The Academic Mind 20

The Transcendental Mind: Emerson 22

Science 27

Three: Political and Social Thought in the American Democracy 35

The Mind of the Jacksonians 36

William Leggett 39

George Bancroft 41

The Reform Impulse 42

Henry Thoreau: The Transcendentalist as Critic and Reformer 47

Wendell Phillips: The Rationale for Agitation 52

The Grimke Sisters and the Birth of Feminism 59

Conservatism and Democracy 65

Daniel Webster and National Conservation 66

Abraham Lincoln and Democratic Conservatism 74

Four: The Mind of the South 83

The Democratic Mind in the South 84

The Southern Mind as Apologist for Slavery 89

John C. Calhoun 91

George Fitzhugh 97

The Reactionary Enlightenment 102

The Mind of the Slave 104

Five: The Democratic Imagination 108

P.T. Barnum: The Showman as Artist 108

An American Literature 112

Walt Whitman: The Democrat as Poet 115

The Novel in America 121

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Democrat as Puritan 123

Herman Melville: The Democrat as Skeptic 127

Six: Conclusion 132

Bibliographical Essay 136

Index 145

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882958095
Author:
Bartlett, Irving H
Publisher:
Harlan Davidson
Editor:
Franklin, John Hope
Editor:
Eisenstadt, A. S.
Author:
Bartlett, Irving H.
Location:
Arlington Heights, Ill. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Political science -- United States -- History.
Subject:
United States Intellectual life 1783-1865.
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Subject:
American Social & Cultural?History
Subject:
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Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization
Subject:
, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Leggett, Bancroft, reform, Thoreau, Phillips, Grimke Sisters, feminism, Webster, Lincoln, slaver
Subject:
, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Leggett, Bancroft, reform, Thoreau, Phillips, Grimke Sisters, feminism, Webster, Lincoln, slaver
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Subject:
American History Series, War of 1812, 1812 war, civil war, population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, nationalism, democracy, religion, Channing, Finney, Bushnell, philosophy, Emerson, Jacksonians, Le
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Harlan Davidson
Series:
American History Series
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19820115
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
157
Dimensions:
7.90x5.30x.40 in. .40 lbs.

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