Various Reviews of The American Political Tradition, 1948-1949.

Title

Various Reviews of The American Political Tradition, 1948-1949.

Description

Included below are (1) "Politics and Classes," a review of The American Political Tradition in The New International, a Trotskyist newspaper; (2) reviews of the same book from The Washington Star and The Columbus Dispatch, Sept. 26, 1948; (3) "Some Idols Are Upset in a Study of Political Ideas," a review from The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; (4) a two-page review from the Communist Party organ, The Daily Worker; (5) a two-page review written by the celebrated literary historian Perry Miller, from The Nation; (6) a favorable review written by the historian C. Vann Woodward, who would become a close friend of Hofstadter's in the 1950s and 1960s; and (7) a two-page letter of praise from Hofstadter's undergraduate mentor, the historian Julius W. Pratt.

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"Politics and Classes," Review ofThe American Political Tradition
Three reviews ofThe American Political Tradition
"Some Idols Are Upset in a Study of Political Ideas"
Review ofThe American Political Tradition in The Daily Worker.
Page two of review ofThe American Political Traditionin The Daily Worker.
Review of The American Political Tradition by Perry Miller, page one
Review ofThe American Political Traditionby Perry Miller, page two
Review ofThe American Political Tradition by C. Vann Woodward
Letter from Julius W. Pratt, 1948, page one
Letter fromJulius W. Pratt, 1948, page two

Citation

“Various Reviews of The American Political Tradition, 1948-1949.,” Richard Hofstadter at 100, accessed December 18, 2018, https://richardhofstadter100.omeka.net/items/show/51.

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