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Richard Hofstadter

Richard Hofstadter (1916-1970), was the DeWitt Clinton Professor of American History at Columbia University. Hofstadter won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1956 for The Age of Reform, and in 1964 for the cultural history Anti-Intellectualism in American Life.

Articles by this Author

It's the only industrial nation in which the possession of rifles, shotguns, and handguns is lawfully prevalent among large numbers of its population.
Changing times have revolutionised rural life in America, but the legend built up in the old days remains a powerful force