Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Social Sciences.
An American sociologist who was one of the most prominent turn-of-the-century advocates of social Darwinism and laissez-faire government in the United States. Sumner's...
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in The Oxford Companion to American Literature
ublished online January 2004
Subjects: Literary Studies (American).
professor of political and social science at Yale (1872–1909), is famous for both his economic