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C. Crane Brinton • 230 Items / 19 Books, 17 Articles, 194 Reviews
Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought (1950)
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  1. Reviews of Books
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    General History (Review)
    Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought, by Crane Brinton
    1. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    The American Historical Review, October 1951, pp. 91-93
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    Western Climates of Opinion (Review)
    Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought, by Crane Brinton
    1. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    The Saturday Review, August 19, 1950, p. 14
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    Reviews (Review)
    Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought, by Crane Brinton
    1. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    Political Science Quarterly, March 1951, pp. 121-122
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    The Age of Theories (Review)
    Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought, by Crane Brinton
    1. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    The New Republic, October 30, 1950, p. 26
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    The Western View (Review)
    Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought, by Crane Brinton
    1. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    The Nation, November 4, 1950, p. 417
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    The Chinese Puzzle (Review)
    Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought, by Crane Brinton
    1. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    Commonweal, November 17, 1950, p. 154
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    Political Theory, Research and Methodology (Review)
    Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought, by Crane Brinton
    1. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    American Political Science Review, December 1951, p. 1232
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    The Atlantic Bookshelf (6 Reviews)
    Reader's Choice
    1. Back by Henry Green
    2. Parade's End by Ford Madox Ford
    3. Noble Essences by Osbert Sitwell
    4. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    5. War and Civilization by Arnold J. Toynbee and Albert Vann Fowler
    6. The Spanish Gardener by A.J. Cronin
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1950, pp. 84-89
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    Briefly Noted (9 Reviews)
    General
    1. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    2. Journey to the "Missouri" by Toshikazu Kase
    3. Strategy in Poker, Business and War by John McDonald
    4. Get a Horse! by M.M. Musselman
    5. The Other Day by Dorothy Whipple
    6. Our Rejected Children by Albert Deutsch
    7. Selected Writings of William Dean Howells by Henry Steele Commager and William Dean Howells, ...
    8. William Carlos Williams by Vivienne Koch
    9. The Life of William Blake by Mona Wilson
    The New Yorker, September 9, 1950, pp. 104-107
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    The History of Ideas (25 Reviews)
    Men with Ideas
    1. Ideas and Men: The Story of Western Thought by Crane Brinton
    2. Main Currents of Western Thought by Franklin Le Van Baumer
    3. Essays on the Sociology of Knowledge by Karl Mannheim, Ernest Mannheim, and Paul Kecskemeti, ...
    4. The Idea of Nature by Robin G. Collingwood
    5. The Origins of Modern Science, 1300-1800 by Herbert Butterfield
    6. The Idea of Nationalism by Hans Kohn
    7. Liberalism and the Challenge of Fascism by J. Salwyn Schapiro
    8. The Myth of the State by Ernst Cassirer
    9. The Renaissance in Historical Thought by Wallace K. Ferguson
    10. The Philosophy of the Enlightenment by Ernst Cassirer
    11. Diderot and Descartes by Aram Vartanian
    12. Essays in the History of Ideas by Arthur O. Lovejoy
    13. Romanticism and the Modern Ego by Jacques Barzun
    14. Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate by H. Stuart Hughes
    15. Leopold Ranke: The Formative Years by Theodore von Laue
    16. Lord Acton: A Study in Conscience and Politics by Gertrude Himmelfarb
    17. The Faith of Reason by Charles Frankel
    18. Meaning in History by Karl Lowith
    19. Christianity and History by Herbert Butterfield
    20. Dream and Reality by Nicholas Berdyaev
    21. The Courage To Be by Paul Tillich
    22. Decadence by C.E.M. Joad
    23. "Modernism" in Modern Drama by Joseph Wood Krutch
    24. Christianity, Past and Present by Basil Willey
    25. The Lonely Crowd by David Riesman, Reuel Denney, and Nathan Glazer
    The Saturday Review, May 1, 1954, p. 23