Studies in American Thought and Culture
Advisory Board: Charles H. Capper, Mary Kupiec Cayton, Lizabeth Cohen, Nan Enstad, James B. Gilbert, Karen Halttunen, Michael Kammen, James T. Kloppenberg, Colleen McDannell, Joan S. Rubin, P. Sterling Stuckey, and Robert B. Westbrook.
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Original Series Description
This series continues the tradition of Wisconsin leadership in the field of American thought and culture, offering works by distinguished historians and emerging scholars that illuminate and interpret America’s intellectual and cultural history. The focus is on the twentieth and twenty-first century, but work from all periods of American history is represented. The series presents books of intellectual quality that make a significant scholarly contribution while also speaking to the broader community of thoughtful readers. The University of Wisconsin Press is particularly proud to publish this series since Merle Curti, author of the seminal study The Growth of American Thought and a founder of the field of American intellectual history, taught at the University of Wisconsin–Madison from 1942 until his retirement in 1968.
For books in a related series, see History of American Thought and Culture.
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The Cross of War
Christian Nationalism and U.S. Expansion in the Spanish-American War
“A very important piece of scholarship in the burgeoning literature on religion and war.”
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Into New Territory
American Historians and the Concept of US Imperialism
Shows how radical and revisionist scholars in the 1950s and 1960s first challenged the paradigm of denying that America had an empire.
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Back to the Land
The Enduring Dream of Self-Sufficiency in Modern America
Photographic Encounters and Tourist Fantasies in H. H. Bennett’s Wisconsin Dells
Unsafe for Democracy
World War I and the U.S. Justice Department’s Covert Campaign to Suppress Dissent
The Commentary of British Visitors to the United States, 1890–1950