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Title:
The liberal mind in a conservative age: American intellectuals in the 1940s and 1950s.
Author:
Pells, Richard H.
ISBN:
9780819562258
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Edition:
2nd ed.,with a new introd.
Publication Information:
Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan Univ. Pr., c1989.
Physical Description:
xix, 468p.
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Includes index.
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An excellent study of American intellectuals in the 40's and 50's.


Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction to the Wesleyan Edition
The Intellectuals at War
The Shattered Peace
Accommodation and Ambivalence Political and Economic Thought in the Cold War Years
Conformity and Alienation: Social Criticism in the 1950's
Are You Now, Have You Ever Been, and Will You Ever Give Us the Names of Those Who Were?
Endings and Beginnings: The Mood of the Late 1950's
Epilogue: The Legacy of the Postwar Years
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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