Merle Curti

by Merle Eugene Curti

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Interviewed November and December 1973.

Statementan interview conducted by Donna S. Taylor.
SeriesNew York Times oral history program, University of Wisconsin oral history collection. Part one ;, no. 11
ContributionsTaylor, Donna S., 1924-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 82/306, no. 11 (F)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1827437M
LC Control Number89894522

Winner of the Merle Curti Award Winner of the Frederick Douglass Prize. No historical event has left as deep an imprint on America’s collective memory as the Civil War. In the war’s aftermath, Americans had to embrace and cast off a traumatic past. The Roots Of American Loyalty. by Merle Curti. but this is understandable in view of the substantial achievement of his book. Print. Letter + A A-Trending Now. A New Cause for Fear for Free Speech on Campus. A New Lawfare Assault on Israel. Bold Predictions for and Beyond. Merle Curti and the Development of Peace History in American Thought and Culture. Charles F. Howlett, Ph.D Curti’s published works on the importance of peace research in history drew heavily on Dewey’s The book represented “the first systematic chronological overview of American peace. A study of the patterns imbedded in American life that make for loyalty and patriotism, that makes clear the conflicting conceptions and radical changes in principles, opinions, sentiments and affections. A perspicacious tracing of the slow and unconscious development of pride and belief in the new country, of the modifications of foreign heritage, of the eventual transfer of allegiance, of.

Remaining an important pioneer work in social history is his book, The Making of an American Community (), which tried to test Turner's theories about democracy. The first such collection in American Studies, Merle Curti was the co-author (with Willard Thorp and Carlos Baker) of a collection of documents, American Issues (). Frederick Douglass Book Prize, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Abolition, and Resistance, Yale University, OAH Merle Curti Award for best book in American social history, OAH Avery O. Craven Award for most original book on the Civil War & Reconstruction, Book Reviews: The Making of an American Community. By MERLE CURTI. (Stanford: Stanford University Press. Pp. ix, $) Show all authors. Ted C. Smith. Ted C. Smith. University of Utah See all articles by this author. Search Google Scholar for this yosi-k.com: Ted C. Smith. Get this from a library! The social ideas of American educators: with new chapter on the last twenty-five years. [Merle Curti].

This book tells for the first time, in rich detail, and without apologetics, what Americans have done, in the voluntary sector and often without official sanction, for human welfare in all parts of the world. by Merle Curti. ebook. Sign up to save your library. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance. BOOK REVIEWS The Growth of American Thought. By MERLE CURTI. (New York: Harper & Brothers, Illustrated. p. $) In Henry Adams' novel Democracy the heroine exclaims: "Why doesn't someone grow up like a tree and cast a shadow?" For several years I have felt much the same way about the writing of the history of American yosi-k.com: Roy F. Nichols. Curti taught briefly at Mesa High School in Mesa, Arizona and then at Beloit College prior to her appointment in as Assistant Professor of Psychology at Smith College. While at Beloit, she met historian Merle Eugene Curti; they married in Paris in while he was studying under a . Jun 16,  · Seventy-five years ago this month, in June , in the middle of World War II, Merle Curti published his masterpiece, The Growth of American Thought, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize. There are many things to say about this work, but in this post I will focus on a key feature of Curti’s approach and his argument, a feature that is too easily overlooked in the stories that we historians.

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American Philanthropy Abroad by Merle Curti. This book tells for the first time, in rich detail, and without apologetics, what Americans have done, in the voluntary sector and often without official sanction, for human welfare in all parts of the world.

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Curti was also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. Inthe Organization of American Historians established the Merle Curti Award. The prize is given annually for the best book in social, intellectual, and/or cultural history.

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Blumenthal, University of Minnesota, Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture (Harvard University Press). The Growth of American Thought [Merle Curti] on yosi-k.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Growth of American ThoughtAuthor: Merle Curti.

Looking for books by Merle Curti. See all books authored by Merle Curti, including Triumph of the American Nation, and Growth of American Thought (Social & Moral Thought Series), and more on yosi-k.com One award is given annually to the author of the best book in American intellectual history.

Merle Curti was president of the OAH – Each entry must be published during the period January 1, through December 31, The award will be presented at the OAH Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., April 2–5.

Read this book on Questia. An account of the growth of American thought involves, in the first place, a study of the growth on American soil of knowledge of the physical universe, of human nature, and of social relationships.

Since man's precise and tested knowledge of his environment, physical and social, and of himself has been at every point in time subject to varying limitations, he has.

The Merle Curti Award is awarded annually by the Organization of American Historians for the best book in American social and/or American intellectual history.

A committee of 5 members of the Organization of American Historians chooses the winners from published monographs submitted by the author(s). Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of The Roots of American Loyalty ().

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Hailed as a pioneer achievement upon its original publication and awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history in Cited by: Merle Eugene Curti was a leading American historian, who taught many graduate students at Columbia University and the University of Wisconsin, and was a leader in developing the fields of social history and intellectual history.4/5.

Merle Curti () was a leading American historian. He taught a large number of PhD students at the University of Wisconsin, and was a leader in social social and intellectual history. Curti was an elected member of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society.

Inthe Organization of American Historians established the Merle Curti Award. The prize is given annually for the best book in social, intellectual, and/or cultural history.

Merle Curti () was professor emeritus of history, University of Wisconsin, yosi-k.com was a former Guggenheim Fellow, president of the American Historical Association, and recipient of an award for distinguished scholarship by the American Council of Learned Societies.

Merle Curti () was professor emeritus of history, University of Wisconsin, Madison. He was a former Guggenheim Fellow, president of the American Historical Association, and recipient of an award for distinguished scholarship by the American Council of Learned Societies.

The Merle Curti Award consists of two awards. They are given annually by the Organization of American Historians: one to the author of the best book in American social history; and one to the author of the best book in American intellectual history.

Merle Curti (September 15, –March 9, ) was one of the last great exemplars of the Progressive school of American history, based through much of the century at the University of Wisconsin. Description. Merle Eugene Curti (September 15, – March 9, ) was a leading American historian, who taught many graduate students at Columbia University and the University of Wisconsin, and was a leader in developing the fields of social history and intellectual history.

This book tells for the first time, in rich detail, and without apologetics, what Americans have done, in the voluntary sector and often without official sanction, for human welfare in all parts of the world.

Beneath the currently fashionable rhetoric of anti-colonialism is the story of people who have aided victims of natural disasters such as Price Range: $ - $ Merle Curti (–) A leading U.S. historian, Merle Curti studied the complex relationship of education to democratic values and to capitalist institutions.

Born in Nebraska, he went to Harvard for his B.A. and stayed to complete his Ph.D. Curti's next book, The Great Mr. Locke: America's Philosopher, – (). Jan 26,  · History Club book discussion: The Ideas that Made America Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen Merle Curti and Vilas-Borghesi Distinguished Achievement Professor of History UW-Madison Sunday, January 26, PM Memorial Union, Room TBA All are welcome.

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Jul 28,  · His book, The Making of an American Community (), tried to test Turner’s theories about democracy, and it remains an important pioneer work in social history. Curti was the co-author (with Willard Thorp and Carlos Baker) of a collection of documents, American Issues (),the first such collection in American yosi-k.com: Emily Mace.

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Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates. Merle E. Curti, a pioneer in the development of intellectual history and one of the founders of the American Studies Association, died March 9, at the age of ninety-eight. A transitional figure in American historiography, Curti was one of Frederick Jackson Turner's last students and a close friend of Charles Beard.

His book, The Making. Winner, Merle Curti Award for the Best Book in American Social History Winner, United Association for Labor Education's Best Book Award Winner, Best Book Prize from Labor History Finalist, J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize Finalist, Sidney Hillman Book Journalism Award.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.His book The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America was awarded the Merle Curti Award of the Organization of American Historians for the best book in American intellectual history.

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