List of Contributors. Introduction. How to use this Book. Dictionary Entries A-Z. Index.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
This outstanding book assesses the whole sweep of American thought from the colonial era to the present day. Some two hundred and fifty scholars - from history, literature, religion, philosophy, political theory, and the social sciences - have written original and substantial essays on pivotal topics and figures in the history of American intellectual endeavor and achievement. Includes concise biographical entries, suggested further reading, extensive cross-references and a complete index. (source: Nielsen Book Data)