One Nation, Two Cultures

One Nation, Two Cultures

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Baker & Taylor
The renowned historian and cultural critic provides an eye-opening study of the dichotomy in American society--one a conservative, Puritan influence and the other based in the counterculture of the 1960s--examining their influence on family, religion, law, values, and political life. 20,000 first printing.

Book News
Now off-duty after teaching nearly a quarter century (history, City U. of New York) Himmelfarb describes a divide through the US that cuts across the usual divisions of class, race, ethnicity, politics, and sex. One side, she says, follows the traditional idea of republican virtue, and the other emerged from the counter-culture of the 1960s and has become the dominant culture of today. She has hope however, and recommends democratic remedies. She only indexes names. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, c1999
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375404559
Branch Call Number: 306 HIM
Characteristics: xii. 179 p. ; 22 cm


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