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Books that changed America [by] Robert B. Downs.

By: Downs, Robert B. (Robert Bingham), 1903-1991.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [New York] Macmillan [1970]Description: xv, 280 p. 22 cm.Subject(s): Books -- Reviews | United States -- CivilizationAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Books that changed America.DDC classification: 028.1/0973 Other classification: HR 1115 Also issued online.
Contents:
Clarion call for revolution: Thomas Paine's Common sense -- The way West: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's History of the expedition -- Latter-day Saint: Joseph Smith's The book of Mormon -- Case of the wounded stomach: William Beaumont's Experiments and observations on the gastric juice and the physiology of digestion -- Wave of the future: Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America -- Evangelist for public schools: Horace Mann's Annual reports -- Professional homicide: Oliver Wendell Holmes' The contagiousness of puerperal fever -- State versus individual: Henry David Thoreau's Resistance to civil government -- Black man's Iliad: Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin -- American Utopia: Edward Bellamy's Looking backward, 2000-1887 -- Ruling the waves: Alfred T. Mahan's The influence of sea power upon history, 1660-1783 -- The receding frontier: Frederick Jackson Turner's The significance of the frontier in American history -- Municipal muckraker: Lincoln Steffens' The shame of the cities -- Horrors of the stockyards: Upton Sinclair's The jungle -- Revolution in medical schools: Abraham Flexner's Medical education in the United States and Canada -- America's most useful citizen: Jane Addams' Twenty years at Hull-House -- Science of efficiency: Frederick Winslow Taylor's The principles of scientific management -- Economic determinism in Philadelphia: Charles A. Beard's An economic interpretation of the Constitution of the United States -- The great debunker: Henry Louis Mencken's Prejudices -- Legal mind at work: Benjamin N. Cardozo's The nature of the judicial process -- Venture in contemporary anthropology: Robert S. and Helen Merrell Lynd's Middletown -- Nation within a nation: W.J. Cash's The mind of the South -- Deed versus creed: Gunnar Mydral's An American dilemma -- Private opulence and public poverty: John Kenneth Galbraith's The affluent society -- Upsetting the balance of nature: Rachel Carson's Silent spring.
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Bibliography: p. [269]-271.

1. Clarion call for revolution: Thomas Paine's Common sense -- 2. The way West: Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's History of the expedition -- 3. Latter-day Saint: Joseph Smith's The book of Mormon -- 4. Case of the wounded stomach: William Beaumont's Experiments and observations on the gastric juice and the physiology of digestion -- 5. Wave of the future: Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America -- 6. Evangelist for public schools: Horace Mann's Annual reports -- 7. Professional homicide: Oliver Wendell Holmes' The contagiousness of puerperal fever -- 8. State versus individual: Henry David Thoreau's Resistance to civil government -- 9. Black man's Iliad: Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin -- 10. American Utopia: Edward Bellamy's Looking backward, 2000-1887 -- 11. Ruling the waves: Alfred T. Mahan's The influence of sea power upon history, 1660-1783 -- 12. The receding frontier: Frederick Jackson Turner's The significance of the frontier in American history -- 13. Municipal muckraker: Lincoln Steffens' The shame of the cities -- 14. Horrors of the stockyards: Upton Sinclair's The jungle -- 15. Revolution in medical schools: Abraham Flexner's Medical education in the United States and Canada -- 16. America's most useful citizen: Jane Addams' Twenty years at Hull-House -- 17. Science of efficiency: Frederick Winslow Taylor's The principles of scientific management -- 18. Economic determinism in Philadelphia: Charles A. Beard's An economic interpretation of the Constitution of the United States -- 19. The great debunker: Henry Louis Mencken's Prejudices -- 20. Legal mind at work: Benjamin N. Cardozo's The nature of the judicial process -- 21. Venture in contemporary anthropology: Robert S. and Helen Merrell Lynd's Middletown -- 22. Nation within a nation: W.J. Cash's The mind of the South -- 23. Deed versus creed: Gunnar Mydral's An American dilemma -- 24. Private opulence and public poverty: John Kenneth Galbraith's The affluent society -- 25. Upsetting the balance of nature: Rachel Carson's Silent spring.

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