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Lacy, Tim

The Dream of a Democratic Culture

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Tim Lacy

2. The Great Books Movement, 1920–1948
Tim Lacy

3. Branding the History of Ideas: Adler, Lovejoy, and Britannica’s Great Books, 1943–1952
Tim Lacy

4. Making “Seventy-Four Corpses … Pay Off”: The Context and Commerce of the Great Books, 1952–1968
Tim Lacy

5. “Mixing Vice and Virtue”: Adler, Britannica’s Cottage Industry, and Mid-Century Anxiety
Tim Lacy

6. The Common Sense of Great Books Liberalism, 1965–1970
Tim Lacy

7. Diminished Dreams: Great Books in an Age of Crisis, Fracture, and Transition, 1968–1977
Tim Lacy

8. “The Poobah of Popularizers”: Paideia, Pluralism, and the Culture Wars, 1978–1988
Tim Lacy

9. “The Most Rancorous Cultural War”: Bloom, Adler, Stanford, and Britannica, 1988–2001
Tim Lacy

10. Coda and Conclusion: Lessons for the Twenty-First Century
Tim Lacy

Keywords: Education, History of Education, Cultural History, Social History, History of the Americas, US History, Modern History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
Page amount
333 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137042620
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34094-1

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