America at 1750: A Social Portrait (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Demonstrates how the colonies developed into the first nation created under the influences of nationalism, modern capitalism and Protestantism.

About the Author


Richard Hofstadter (1916-1970) was one of the leading American historians and intellectuals of the twentieth century. Throughout his career, he worked at many universities, most recently as the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University. His works include the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Age of Reform and Anti-intellectualism in American Life.

Praise For…


" A brilliant interpretation of Colonial society on the eve of the Revolution." --David Herbert Donald, Commentary

Product Details
ISBN: 9780394717951
ISBN-10: 0394717953
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: January 12th, 1973
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Vintage