Richard Hofstadter

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Richard Hofstadter (1916-1970), was the DeWitt Clinton Professor of American History at Columbia University. Hofstadter won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1956 for The Age of Reform, and in 1964 for the cultural history Anti-Intellectualism in American Life.

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April 1956

Changing times have revolutionised rural life in America, but the legend built up in the old
days remains a powerful force