Kinship with the Land: Regionalist Thought in Iowa, 1894-1942
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BeschreibungPioneers moving into Iowa in the nineteenth century created a distinctly rural culture: family, farm, church, and school were its dominant institutions. After decades of settlement, however, several lively and perceptive generations interpreted their political, economic, and cultural environment--their Iowa--much more imaginatively; they offered such abundant insight, understanding, meaning and mission that they mentally and spiritually recreated Iowa. In "Kinship with the Land "historian Brad Burns celebrates this intense period of intellectual and cultural development.
PortraitE. Bradford Burns, a native Iowan, was professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the author of many books and articles. His book "The Unwritten Alliance "received the Bolton Prize in 1967; his essay "Ideology in Nineteenth Century Latin American Historiography" won the Hubert Herring Award in 1979; and the Brazilian government has awarded him the Order of Rio-Branco.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF IOWA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 1996
Seitenanzahl: 214 Seiten