Perspectives (1967-1986)

Perspectives in American History

"Perspectives in American History " was published from 1967-1979, and from 1984-1986. A listing of each volume's contents appears below.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME I- 1967

THE ORIGIN OF AMERICAN POLITICS
By Bernard Bailyn

I. Sources of Political Culture
II. The Structure of Colonial Politics
III. The Legacy

AMERICAN IMPERIALISM: A REINTERPRETATION
By Ernest R. May

ATTITUDE: THE HISTORY OF CONCEPT
By Donald Fleming

Essay Reviews

UNIVERSITIES IN THE REPUBLIC OF LETTERS
By Daniel J. Boorstin
Reviewing The Emergences of the American University
By Laurence R. Veysey

THE ENDURANCE OF PORTRAITURE, By Neil Harris
Reviewing The Landscapes of Frederic Edwin Church
By Daniel C. Huntington; The Life and Works of Thomas Cole
By Louis Legrand Noble, edited by Elliot S. Vesell;
John Singleton Copley by J.D. Prown

THE COMMERCIAL STYLE AND THE "CHICAGO SCHOOL"
By William H. Jordy
Reviewing The Chicago School of Architecture by Carl Condit

THE POLITICOS RECONSIDERED, By Morton Keller
Reviewing Politics and Power: The United States Senate,
1869-1901 by David Rothman

TRANSATLANTIC VIEWS, By Kenneth S. Lynn
Reviewing The Problem of Boston: Some Readings in Cultural History
By Martin Green: The Study of the U.S.A. in British Education
1963-64 by Jim Potter; The Reign of Wonder, Naivety and
Reality in American Literature by Tony Tanner

THE VINLAND STORY, by J. H. Parry
Reviewing Land Under the Pole Star by Helge Ingstad;
The Norse Atlantic Saga by Gwyn Jones; The Vinland Map and
The Tartar Relation by R. A. Skelton, Thomas E. Marston,
and George D. Painter

UP FROM SLAVERY, By Stephen Thernstrom
Reviewing Harlem: The Making of a Ghetto; Negro New York,
1890-1930 by Gilbert Osofsky

PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME II - 1968

THE INTELLECTUAL MIGRATION:
EUROPE AND AMERICA, 1930-1960

1. Weimar Culture: The Outsider as Insider
By Peter Gay

2. Reminiscences
Edited by Gertrud Weiss Szilard and Kathleen R. Winsor

3. Émigré Physicists and the Biological Revolution
By Donald Fleming

4. A New Site for the Seminar: The refugees and American Physics in the Thirties
By Charles Weiner

5. John von Neumann, 1903-1957
By S. Ulam, H.W. Kuhn, A.W. Tucker, and Claude E. Shannon

6. An Episode in the History of Social Research: A Memoir
By Paul S. Lazarsfeld

7. Scientific Experiences of a European Scholar in America
By T. W. Adorno
Translated by Donald Fleming

8. The Diaspora of Experimental Psychology:
The Gestalltists and Others
By Jean Matter Mandler and George Mandler

9. The Migration of Psychoanalysis: Its impact on
American Psychology
By Marie Jahoda

10. Franz Neumann Between Marxism and Liberal Democracy
By H. Stuart Hughes

11. Two Romanisten in America: Spitzer and Aurebach
By Harry Levin

12. The Aftermath of the Bauhaus in America: Gropius,
Mies, and Breuer
By William H. Jordy

13. Kunstgeschichte American Style: A Study in Migration
By Colin Eisler

14. The Wiener Kreis in America
by Herbert Feigl

PERSEPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME III- 1969

A Transcendentalist Father: The Child-rearing Practices of Bronson Alcott
By Charles Strickland

The "Country Boy" Myth and Its Place in American Urban Culture : The Nineteenth-Century Contribution
By R. Richard Wohl, Edited by Moses Rischin

The Social Origins of American Leaders: The Demographic Foundations
By P. M. G. Harris

Presidential Planning and Social Science Research: Mr. Hoover's Experts
By Barry D. Karl

A Case for "Court Historians"
By Ernest R. May

Essay Reviews

England and America
By John Clive
Reviewing American Democracy in English Politics 1815-1850
By David Paul Crook

Church, State, Calvinism, and Conscience
By Sydney E. Mead
Reviewing Isaac Backus and the American Pietistic Tradition by William G.
McLoughlin, Isaac Backus on Church, State, and Calvinism, Pamphlets,
1754-1780 edited by William G. McLoughlin; Roger Williams, The
Church and the State by Edmund S. Morgan


Slavery and Race
By James M. McPherson
Reviewing The Political Economy of Slavery; Studies in the Economy of the
Slave South by Eugene Genovese; Prelude to Civil War; The Nullification
Controversy in South Carolina, 1816-1836 by William W. Freehling;
Slavery Attacked: The Abolitionist Crusade edited by John L. Thomas

The Origins of American Constitutional Thought
By Stanley N. Katz
Reviewing The Meaning of the Separation of Powers by W.B.Gwyn;
Sir Francis Dashwood: An Eighteenth-Century Independen by Betty
Kemp; The Concept of Representation By Hannah Fenichel Pitkin;
The Origins of Political Stability: England, 1675-1725 by J. H. Plumb;
"Machiavelli, Harrington, and English Political Ideologies in the
Eighteenth Century" by J. G. A. Pocock, Political Representation in England
and the Origins of the American Republic by J.R. Pole; Constitutionalism
and the Separation of Powers by M. J. C. Vile

The Lives of Philosophers
By Morton White
Reviewing William James: A Biography by Gay Wilson Allen

Dewey in Process
By Marshall J. Cohen
Reviewing Psychology by John Dewey; Lectures in the Philosophy of
Education : 1899 by John Dewey


PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME IV- 1970

The New History and the Ethnic Factor in American Life
By Oscar And Mary F. Handlin

Howells in the Nineties
By Kenneth S. Lynn

Religion and Revolution: Three Biographical Studies
By Bernard Bailyn

The Charleston Mob and the Evolution of Popular Politics in Revolutionary South Carolina, 1765-1784
By Pauline Maier

The American Image of Ireland: A Study of Its Early Phases
By Owen Dudley Edwards

American Realism and the Romance of Europe: Fuller, Frederic, Harland
By David Cheshire and Malcolm Bradbury

Revisionism and the Interpretation of Cold War Origins
By Charles S. Maier

Cyclical, Secular, and Structural Change in American Elite Composition
By Daniel Scott Smith

PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME V - 1971

LAW IN AMERICAN HISTORY

Introduction
By Byron R. White
Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court

Legal Elements in United States History
By James Willard Hurst

Legal and Behavioral Perspectiveson American Vigilantism
By Richard Maxwell Brown

Constitutional Law and the Rhetoric of Race
By Charles A. Miller

Law and the Enforcement of Morals in Early America
By David H. Flaherty

The Politics of Law in Colonial America: Controversies over Chancery Courts and Equity Law in the
Eighteenth Century
By Stanley N. Katz

The Emergence of and Instrumental Conception of American Law, 1780-1820
By Morton J. Horwitz

The Road to Munn: Eminent Domain and the Concept of Public Purpose in the State Courts
by Harry N. Scheiber

Two Cheers for 1870: The American Law School
By Robert Stevens

Enmity and Amity: Law Teachers and Practitioners, 1900-1922
by Jerold S. Auerbach

Aspects of Federal Civil Rights Enforcement: The Justice Department and the FBI, 1939-1964
By John t. Elliff

PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME VI- 1972

Roots of the New Conservation Movement
By Donald Fleming

The Faces of Lord Bute: A Visual Contribution to Anglo-American Political Ideology
By John Brewer

Eardley-Wilmot, Britannia, and the Loyalists: A Painting by Benjamin West
By Mary Beth Norton

Utopia for an Urban Age: Henry George, Henry Demarest Lloyd, Edward Bellamy
By John L. Thomas

The American Revolution: The Ideology and Psychology Of National Liberation
By Edwin G. Burrows and Michael Wallace

Native Blacks and Foreign Whites: Varying Responses to Educational Opportunity in America, 1880-1950
By Timothy L. Smith

The Frankfurt School in Exile
By Martin Jay

New Perspectives on Wissonian Diplomacy: The Secular Evangelism of American Political Economy
By Samuel F. Wells, Jr.

A Further Note on the Statistics of Historical Change
By P. M. G. Harris

PERSPECIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME VII - 1973

DISLOCATION AND EMIGRATION

The Social Background of American Immigration

The Background to Emigration from Great Britain in the Nineteenth Century
by Maldwyn A. Jones
University College, University of London

Scottish Emigration: The Social Impact of Agrarian Change in the Rural Lowlands, 1775-1875
By Malcolm Gray
University of Aberdeen

Welsh Emigration to the United States
By Alan Conway
University of Canterbury, New Zealand

The Austrian Emigration, 1900-1914
By Johann Chmelar
University of Vienna
Translated by Thomas C. Childers

Causes and Patterns of Greek Emigration to the United States
By Theodore Saloutos
University of California, Los Angeles

On Becoming an Emigrant: A Structural View of Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Swiss Data
By Leo Schelbert
University of Illinois, Chicago Circle

German Emigration to the United States
By Wolfgang Kollmann and Peter Marschalck
University of the Ruhr, Bochum
Translated by Thomas C. Childers

Causes of Mexican Emigration to the United States
A Summary View
By Arthur F. Corwin
University of Connecticut


PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME VIII - 1974

The First Three American Colleges: Schools of the Reformation
By Jurgen Herbst

"Brave Men and Servants to His Royal Highness": The Household of James Stuart in the Evolution of English
Imperialism
By Stephen Saunders Webb

Widowhood in Eighteenth-Century Massachusetts: A Problem in the History of the Family
By Alexander Keyssar

Economic Function and the Growth of American Port Towns In the Eighteenth Century
By Jacob M. Price

The Bitter Fruit: Heredity, Disease, and Social Thought in Nineteenth-Century America
By Charles B. Rosenberg

The Transformation of American Academic Life: Harvard University 1821-1892
By Robert A. Mc Caughey

The Rebels of Greenwich Village
By Kenneth S. Lynn

John Foster Dulles and Reparations at the Paris Peace Conference, 1919: Early Patterns of a Life
By Ronald W. Pruessen

Political Isolationism: Economic Expansionism or Diplomatic Realism? American Policy toward Western Europe
1921-1933
By Melvyn P. Leffler

Violence in American History: Plug Uglies in the Progressive Era
By Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME IX - 1975

The Capacity of Quantitative History
By Oscar Handlin

Reply to Oscar Handlin
By Robert W. Fogel

Immigration of Russian Jews to the United States: Background And Structure
By Simon Kuznets

"Meer Mechanics" and an Open Press: The Business and Political Strategies of Colonial American Printers

The Rise of the Waltham-Lowell System and Some Thoughts On the Political Economy of Modernization in Ante-
Bellum Massachusetts
By Robert F. Dalzell, Jr.

The Pluralist Reading of James Madison's Tenth Federalist
By Paul F. Bourk

John Dewey and World War I: Armageddon Tests a Liberal's Faith
By John C. Farrell

A Dialogue between an American and a European Englishman (1768)
By Thomas Hutchinson,
Edited by Bernard Bailyn

PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME X - 1976

Urban Development in the Eighteenth-Century South
By Carville Earle and Ronald Hoffman

The Distribution of Property in Boston, 1692-1775
By G. B. Warden

Patrimony, Succession, and Social Stability: Guilford, Connecticut in the Eighteenth Century
By John J. Waters

The Knowles Riot and the Crisis of the 1740's in Massachusetts
By John Lax and William Pencak

The Decision for American Independence: A Reconstruction
By Jack N. Rakove

The American Revolution and the American University
By Jurgen Herbst

The Irish Famine Emigration to the United States
By Oliver Macdonagh

Frank Hamilton Cushing and an American Science Of Anthropology
By Joan Mark

PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME XI - 1977-1978

Socialism and American Liberalism: Academic Social Thought in the 1880's
By Dorothy Ross

Puritan Criminals: The Economic, Social, and Intellectual Background to Crime in
Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts
By Eli Faber

The King's College Controversy 1753-1756 and the Ideological Roots of Toryism in New York
By Donald M. Gerardi

North Carolina Regulators on Liberty and Corruption, 1766-1771
By A. Roger Ekirch

Identifiable Voting in Nineteenth-Century America: Toward a Comparison of Britain and the United States
Before the Secret Ballot
By Paul F. Bourke and Donald A. Debats

"The Nature- Trusting Heresy": American Physicians and the Concept of the Healing Power of Nature
in the 1850's and 1860's
By John Harley Warner

The Union Party of 1861 and Secession Crisis
By Daniel W. Crofts

The Impact of The Civil War on the Free Colored Community of New Orleans
By David C. Rankin

The Making of an American Sinologist: William W. Rockhill and the Open Door
By Peter W. Stanley


The Atomic Bomb and the Normandy Invasion
By Brian Loring Villa

PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
VOLUME XII - 1979

New Light on Wendell Phillips: The Community of Reform 1840-1880
Edited and Introduced by Irving H. Bartlett

The Blagden Papers: A Description and Select A Listing
Prepared by Suzanne Nicole Howard Currier

William Byrd's Family
By Michael Zuckerman

Colonial Civil Servant and Counterrevolutionary: Thomas Irving (1738? - 1800) in Boston,
Charleston, and London
By John J. Mc Cusker

The Devil in Drink: Swedenborgianism in T. S. Arthurs's Ten Nights in A Bar-Room (1854)
By Francis Lauricella, Jr.

Japanese Emigration to the United States 1866-1924: A Monograph
By Yasuo Wakatsuki

The Exporting and Importing of Nature: Nature-Appreciation as a Commodity 1850-1980
By Roderick Nash

Four Academic Ambassadors: International Studies And the American University before the
Second World War
By Robert A. Mc Caughey

PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
NEW SERIES

VOLUME I - 1984

"Social Darwinism" Revisited
Donald C. Bellomy

The Berlin Congress Hall, 1955-1957
Barbara Miller Lane

Black Life in Eighteenth-Century Charleston
Philip D. Morgan

Solving a Constitutional Puzzle: The Treatymaking
Clause as Case Study
Jack N. Rakove

European Emigration to North America, 1700-1820: Number and Quasi-Numbers
Henry A. Gemery

Charles Sumner, the London Ballot Society, and the Senate Debate of March 1867
Paul F. Bourke and Donald A. DeBats

Morality, Natural Law, and Unbelief: Some Roots of Agnosticism
James Turner

Italian Mass Emigration to the United States, 1876-1930: A Historical Survey
Anna Maria Martellone


PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
NEW SERIES

VOLUME 2 - 1985

The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction
Bernard Bailyn

I. Worlds in Motion
II. The Rings of Saturn
III. A Domesday Book for the Periphery

Samuel Joseph May, Antebellum Reform, and the Problem Of Patricide
Donald Yacovone

The Schooling of the Blacks in a Northern City: Providence,
R.I., 1800-1925
Joel Perlmann

Zion's Harp by the East River: Jewish-American Popular
Songs in Columbus's Golden Land, 1890-1914 183
Fred Somkin

The Making of a Social Science Classic: Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma
Walter A. Jordan

Franz Boas and the Struggle for Black Equality: The Dynamics of Ethnicity
Marshall Hyatt

PERSPECTIVES IN AMERICAN HISTORY
NEW SERIES

VOLUME 3 - 1986

Discoveries of America: Letters of British Emigrants to America on the Eve of the Revolution
Barbara DeWolfe, ed.

The Episcopate Controversy Reconsidered: Religious Vocation and Anglican Perceptions of Authority in
Mid-Eighteenth-Century America
Donald F. M. Gerardi

The Origins and Transfer of German-American Concepts of Property and Inheritance
A. G. Roeher

Beard's Historiography and the Constitutional Convention
Shlomo Slonim

The Structures of Political Involvement in the Ninteenth
Century: A Frontier Case
Paul F. Bourke and Donald A. DeBats

The Necklace of A Whore
Lilian Handlin

Two Generations: Modernists and Progressives, 1870-1920 271
Donald C. Bellomy