Social History and Intellectual History

James T. Kloppenberg

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199790562
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199896820 | DOI:
Social History and Intellectual History

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A half century or more ago, historians combined social and intellectual history into one course. More recently, the topics have been separated, but this book returns “to the older, and wiser, tradition of joining together thought and practice, ideas and behavior, as aspects of the single, albeit multifaceted, reality that all of us American historians study”.

Keywords: American history; historians; intellectual history; social history

Chapter.  706 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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