The Progressive Historians

The Progressive Historians None

  • Title: The Progressive Historians
  • Author: Richard Hofstadter
  • ISBN: 9780394705910
  • Page: 100
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Progressive Historians


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    1. Frank Stein

      Richard Hofstader's last book, written in 1968, was a look back at the great Progressive-era historians who influenced his work and, more so than any subsequent generation of historians, the debates of the public at large in their era. Turner, Beard, and Parrington all took history-writing out of the almost mythical or providential realm that it once held and posited American history as part of an eternal struggle between different classes and types. It was both a semi-Marxist and semi-sociologi [...]

    2. Lauren

      Used as a text in a graduate history seminar - I knew next to nothing about this period of history, so it was enlightening.

    3. Andrew

      I'll have more thoughts about this book later. But for now it is a little unnerving how glib Hofstadter could be and how brilliant, and how he could sometimes even be both at the same time.

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