Chapter 25. Ideas

  1. Stephen J. Whitfield
  1. Wilfred M. McClay

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998533.ch25

A Companion to 20th-Century America

A Companion to 20th-Century America

How to Cite

McClay, W. M. (2004) Ideas, in A Companion to 20th-Century America (ed S. J. Whitfield), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998533.ch25

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631211006

Online ISBN: 9780470998533

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Keywords:

  • internationalism;
  • isolationism;
  • pluralism;
  • intellectual developments;
  • social heterogeneity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Do Ideas Matter?

  • The Dawn of the Century

  • The Meaning of America

  • Out of Many, One

  • The Ambiguity of Science

  • The Power of Culture

  • Ideas in Public Life