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Richard Hofstadter: An Intellectual Biography

David S. Brown

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226076409
eISBN:
9780226076379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076379.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Richard Hofstadter (1916–70) was America's most distinguished historian of the twentieth century. The author of several groundbreaking books, including The American Political Tradition, he was a ... More


Finding Critical History

Joan Wallach Scott

in Becoming Historians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226036564
eISBN:
9780226036595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036595.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter presents historian Joan Wallach Scott's memoirs, which trace how she became interested in critical history. Scott was not very much interested as a young student, but it was inevitable ... More


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