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Robert A. Nisbet • 114 Items / 44 Reviews, 15 Books, 54 Articles
A History of the Idea of Progress (1980)
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Published Reviews
  1. Reviews of Books
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    General (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    The American Historical Review, June 1981, p. 568
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    Faith in Progress (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    Reason, June 1981, p. 92
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    Book Reviews (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    Political Science Quarterly, Fall 1982, p. 506
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    The Rise and Fall of Progress (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    Policy Review, Fall 1980, pp. 169-170
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    "While Reading John Clare at the Summer House" (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    The New Republic, February 23, 1980, p. 33
  6. Books Arts & Manners
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    Idea or Ideology? (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    National Review, June 27, 1980, p. 789
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    Progress or Providence? (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    Modern Age, Winter 1981, pp. 80-82
  8. Books
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    The Greeks had a word for it (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    Inquiry, July 7, 1980, pp. 25-26
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    Progress as freedom, progress as power (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    Commonweal, October 24, 1980, pp. 604-605
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    Can Any Good Thing Come out of Sociology? (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    Chronicles, September 1980, pp. 9-10
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    Political Theory and Methodology (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    American Political Science Review, March 1981, p. 176
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    History (Review)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    The Wilson Quarterly, Autumn 1980, p. 156
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    Sounding Off (3 Reviews)
    A History of the Idea of Progress, by Robert Nisbet
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    2. Explanation and Power by Morse Peckham
    3. Hope and History, an Exploration by Morton Smith
    The New York Review of Books, April 17, 1980, pp. 36-38
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    Briefly Noted (5 Reviews)
    General
    1. A History of the Idea of Progress by Robert Nisbet
    2. Island in Time by Olga A. Carlisle
    3. Authority by Richard Sennett
    4. The Fate of the Dollar by Martin Mayer
    5. Iwo by Richard Wheeler
    The New Yorker, May 12, 1980, pp. 162-166