Judgment and Sensibility: Religion and Stratification

Pirmais vāks
Transaction Publishers, 1994. gada 1. janv. - 313 lappuses

Judgment and Sensibility is the second volume of the collected essays of E. Digby Baltzell, one of the keenest observers and analysts of America's upper classes since Thorstein Veblen. Spanning four decades of writing, these essays cover a wide range of topics, including contemporary politics, democratic elitism, Puritanism, Judaism, higher education, urbanization, and the U.S. Supreme Court, among others.

 

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Thoughts Out of Season E Digby Baltzell and the Protestant Establishment
1
From Rags to Robes The Horatio Alger Myth and the Supreme Court
25
Rich Men in Politics
47
Class Authority in American History
55
The Forging of an Aristocracy
65
The Log Cabin Myth
67
Gentlemen in Crisis The Union League of Philadelphia
71
Cadwaladers and Others
75
Philadelphia the Crossroads of America
125
The Divided Metropolis
131
Class in Suburbia
133
Goodbye to All That UpperClass Origins of American Sport
135
The Sixties
155
Habits of the Heart
161
An Exploration of Subculture in American Life
165
Canon and Class
171

Scenes from American Life
79
From Patrician to Professional Elite
83
The Rich and the SuperRich
87
The Peabody Influence
91
The Celebrity and the Gentleman
95
White Protestant Americans
99
BlueBlood Blues
103
Dilemmas of Democracy Tocqueville and Modernization
107
Tocqueville and the Problem of Democracy
109
The Rise and Fall of the Elites
111
Five Contemporary Ben Franklins
113
The Architecture of Frank Furness
121
Bell Telephones Experiment in Education
179
Soldiers and Civilians
189
Urbanization and Governmental Administration
195
Class and Scientism America and England
207
Factory Folkways
213
The Illusions of Progress
217
Changes in the Philadelphia Jewish Community
221
The Jewish Communities of Philadelphia and Boston 17401940 A Tale of Two Cities
229
The Ordeal of Civility
267
Drunk as a Lord Sober as a Judge The English Reformation and the Puritans
271
Index
309
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