This historical review of the development of the United States and it political system is excellent source material. Read morePublished 4 months ago by D. H. Houy, Jr.
This is another great read from Hofstadter - and is seen be many others who frequently cite this work - and goes into great detail about a rather defensive orientation within... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Robert Allen
I have waited a long time to read this book but finally I had enough. Hofstatder's book, a collection of essays written in the fifties and early sixties, is so prescient and ahead... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kate Gilbert
Wonderful book. A pleasure to read. Informative, striking, enlightening. It could be considered an American update of the 19th century book, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and... Read morePublished 7 months ago by robert sheaks
Clear and well thought out arguments. Just as relevant today as it was then. This should be required reading in any Poly-sci course.Published 10 months ago by Donald Zuber
This collection of essays was published in the 1960s and was quickly recognized as a classic in the field of Political Science. Read morePublished 11 months ago by G. M. Arnold
This 50 year old or more collection of political essays continues to pop up once in a while among liberal intellectuals, so I finally read it. Read morePublished 11 months ago by USAF Veteran
Twice Pulitzer-Prize winner Richard Hofstadter was Professor of American History at Columbia University and a radical independent thinker on the liberal-left, whose incisive... Read morePublished 13 months ago by The Guardian