The organization of American culture, 1700-1900 : private institutions, elites, and the origins of American nationality (Book, 1982) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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The organization of American culture, 1700-1900 : private institutions, elites, and the origins of American nationality

Author: Peter Dobkin Hall
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 1982.
Series: New York University series in education and socialization in American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Dobkin Hall
ISBN: 0814734154 9780814734155
OCLC Number: 7875170
Description: viii, 325 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The organization of American culture --
pt. 1. The crisis of the old order: New England and America in the 1780s: prospect and retrospect --
The institutional crisis of eighteenth century New England --
The social basis of collective action --
The merchants of New England: strategy and structure --
pt. 2. The reorganization of American culture: Beyond tradition: order and authority in the new republic --
Corporations, equity, and trusts: legal instruments and the foundations of private authority --
The standing order as the guardian of science: the foundations of professional authority in Connecticut and Massachusetts, 1700-1830 --
Institutions, autonomy, and national networks: the resocialization of the American people --
Class and character in Boston: a pattern of regional integration --
pt. 3. The reintegration of authority and the organizational foundation of the national order: The ante-bellum period: prospect and retrospect --
The Civil War and the moral revolution: the emergence of a national elite --
Towards a meshing of patterns: the nationalization of business and culture --
Conclusion: The promise of American life.
Series Title: New York University series in education and socialization in American history.
Responsibility: by Peter Dobkin Hall.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_541717
991000208339705351
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