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Alan Brinkley (eBook)

A Life In History

 

idioma: Inglês
Editor: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS
Edição ou reimpressão: dezembro de 2018
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Few American historians of his generation have had as much influence in both the academic and popular realms as Alan Brinkley. His debut work, the National Book AwardwinningVoices of Protest, launched a storied career that considered the full spectrum of American political lifeserious and original treatments of populist dissent, the role of mass media, the struggles of liberalism and conservatism, and the powers and limits of the presidency. A longtime professor at Harvard University and Columbia University, Brinkley has shaped the field of U.S. history for generations of students though his textbooks and his mentorship of some of todays foremost historians.

Alan Brinkley: A Life in History brings together essays on his major works and ideas, as well as personal reminiscences from leading historians and thinkers beyond the academy whom Brinkley collaborated with, befriended, and influenced. Among the luminaries in this volume are the critic Frank Rich, the journalists Jonathan Alter and Nicholas Lemann, the biographer A. Scott Berg, and the historians Eric Foner and Lizabeth Cohen. Together, the seventeen essays that form this book chronicle the life and thought of a working historian, the development of historical scholarship in our time, and the role that history plays in our public life. At a moment when Americans are pondering the plight of their democracy, this volume offers a timely overview of a consummate studentand teacherof the American political tradition.

Alan Brinkley
A Life In History
ISBN: 9780231547161 Ano de edição ou reimpressão: Editor: COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESS Idioma: Inglês Tipo de Produto: eBook Formato: PDF i Classificação Temática: eBooks  >  eBooks em Inglês  >  História  >  História em Geral

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