The Life of the Mind in America: From the Revolution to the Civil War

by Perry Miller

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | March 25, 1970 | Trade Paperback

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Three major sections of a great historian''s last work: I. The Evangelical Basis; II. The Legal Mentality; III. Science-Theoretical and Applied. Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in History.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 300 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.9 in

Published: March 25, 1970

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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ISBN - 10: 0156519909

ISBN - 13: 9780156519908

Found in: Continental European, Continental European, History

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The Life of the Mind in America: From the Revolution to the Civil War

by Perry Miller

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 300 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.9 in

Published: March 25, 1970

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0156519909

ISBN - 13: 9780156519908

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Three major sections of a great historian''s last work: I. The Evangelical Basis; II. The Legal Mentality; III. Science-Theoretical and Applied. Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in History.

About the Author

Perry G. Miller (February 25, 1905, Chicago USA - December 9, 1963) was an American intellectual historian and Harvard University professor. He was an authority on American Puritanism. Alfred Kazin referred to him as "the master of American intellectual history". 

Books
  • 1933. Orthodoxy in Massachusetts, 1630-1650.
  • 1939. The New England Mind: The Seventeenth Century.
  • 1949. Jonathan Edwards.
  • 1953. The New England Mind: From Colony to Province.
  • 1956. Errand into the Wilderness.
  • 1956. The American Puritans. (editor)
  • 1957. The American Transcendentalists, their Prose and Poetry.
  • 1957. The Raven and the Whale: Poe, Melville and the New York Literary Scene.
  • 1958. Consciousness in Concord: The Text of Thoreau''s Hitherto "Lost Journal".
  • 1961. The Legal Mind in America: from Independence to the Civil War.
  • 1965. Life of the Mind in America: From the Revolution to the Civil War.

Miller also wrote intellectual biographies of Jonathan Edwards (1949) and Roger Williams (1953).