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411 Index Aaron, Daniel, 289 Academic humanities, 1, 3, 22n.3, 73 (Ch. 3), 74. See also Demographic factors; General education; Humanities majors; Literate culture Academic institutions, 5–6, 62–63; black colleges and universities, 219–220, 244n.59; women’s colleges, 248, 249. See also specific institutions Adams, Charles Francis, Jr., 372 Adams, Henry, 3 Adler, Mortimer, 77, 127, 134, 142–143, 161 Adorno, Rolena, 20 Adorno, Theodor W., 12, 112–114, 197 Aesthetic values, 391–392 Affirmative action, 254–256 African American enrollment, 226–227 Afro-American studies. See Black studies Afro-American Studies (journal), 234–235 Alienation, 90 American culture: assimilationist ideal, 277, 286–288; democratic ideology of, 276– 287; distinctive aspects of, 290–291; global dissemination of, 290, 291, 304–305; as mass culture, 140, 291; notion of a cultural whole, 147–148, 223, 273–276 American history, 295–297 American Humanities Association (ASA), 302, 303–304 American national character, 283, 285–286, 296; European analyses of, 283, 285–286; popular culture and, 286–288, 297, 299, 304–305 American Philosophical Association, 162– 163, 175, 181–182 American Quarterly (journal), 278 American studies, 7, 17, 18–19, 274 (Ch. 10); “Americanism,” 281–282; deconstructionist approaches, 298–301; European programs, 279–280, 297; formation of, 278–279, 289; holistic approach criticized, 288–290, 297; interdisciplinary emphasis, 280–283; “myth and symbol” approach, 283, 284, 294, 296–297; race and ethnic histories ignored, 296 American West, 283–284, 287–288 Analytic philosophy, 14, 159, 164–207; analysts vs. pluralists, 170–176 Annales school, 250 Anscombe, Elizabeth, 205 Anshen, Ruth Nanda, 95 Anthropology, 365 Anti-capitalism, 10. See also Marxism Anti-Catholicism, 195–198 Anti-communism, 95, 314; McCarthyism, 59, 314, 338n.2, 363–364 Antioch College, 233, 236 Anti-Semitism, 255, 286 Aquinas, Thomas, 134, 137. See also Thomism Area studies, 6–7, 17–18, 20–21, 271, 321– 322; influenced by foreign policy, 374–375. See also Wartime interests Arendt, Hannah, 12, 114–118 Aristotle, 138 Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP), 316 Arnason, Johann, 368 Arnold, Matthew, 29, 275 Artist’s role in society, 293–294 Asian studies, 366. See also Japanese studies Assimilationism, 277, 286–288 Atlanta University Studies Series, 231 Auden, W. H., 351 Authoritarianism, 362 Axis powers, 345 Index 412 Babbitt, Irving, 31 Baida, Peter, 26, 42 Baker, Houston, 303 Ball State University, 62 Barshay, Andrew E., 19 Barthes, Roland, 262 Barzun, Jacques, 11, 85–88, 95; criticism of American culture, 88–92 Baxter, Frank, 98 Baym, Nina, 301 Bea, Augustin, 201 Beard, Charles, 276 Beard, Mary, 276 Beauvoir, Simone de, 253 Behavioral sciences, 140, 148 Bell, Daniel, 32, 38, 65 Bellah, Robert, 350, 359, 360 Beloff, Max, 288 Benedict, Ruth, 20, 249, 275, 276, 291, 355 Bhaba, Homi, 112 Big Lie, 116, 119–120 Binford, Lewis, 177 Bioethics, 204 Black colleges and universities, 219–220, 244n.59 Black culture, 223 Black deviance narratives, 237 Black enrollment. See African American enrollment Black feminist consciousness, 237–239, 261–262 Black Scholar (journal), 234, 235–236 Black scholars, 217 (Ch. 8); constrained by racial problems, 217–219, 224–225; contemporary demographics, 239–249; nonblack universities and, 221, 225–226 Black studies, 228–229, 240–241, 302; analysis of institutional racism, 222, 237, 354; controversies related to, 231–234, 236; Cornell University program, 227, 235; San Francisco State University program, 227–228, 235; white scholars’ participation issue, 230–231; Yale model, 227–230 Blanshard, Brand, 166, 194 Blassingame, John, 302 Bledstein, Burton, 34, 36 Bloom, Allan, 41–42 Bloom, Harold, 41–42 Boas, Franz, 249, 275 Bok, Sissela, 121 Book clubs, 91–92 Borges, Jorge Luis, 20, 383 Boring, Edwin G., 129–130, 131 Bourne, Randolph, 3 Boyle, Nicholas, 204 Braudel, Ferdinand, 250 Brint, Steven, 63, 68 Bromwich, David, 66 Brumberg, Abraham, 333 Buckley, Michael, 204 Buckley, William F., 190–191 Bunting, Mary, 249 Bush, George W., administration of, 107, 110–111, 122n.22 Bush, Vannevar, 1 Butler, Judith, 112 Caicedo, José María T., 379 California. See University of California Callahan, Daniel, 204 Callahan, Sidney, 200 Capitalism, 90–91, 352, 361 Carby, Hazel, 239 Carnap, Rudolf, 128 Carnegie Commission, 15 Carnegie Corporation, 59–60, 333 Carpentier, Alejo, 378–380, 385–386 Catholic academic organizations, 201–202 Catholic colleges and universities, 161–162, 189, 191–192, 193, 201, 206–207 Catholic intellectual traditions, 190–191, 193–199, 200, 206 Catholicism, 15–16, 141–142, 189 (Ch. 7), 206; hostility toward, 195–198; Vatican II, 141, 144–146, 189–190, 200, 204 Catholics: access to higher education, 14...

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