The historical thinking of Charles A. Beard
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Published by Almqvist & Wiksell in Stockholm .
Written in English


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SeriesSkrifter utg. av Statsvetenskapliga föreningen i Uppsala, 38
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LC ClassificationsE175.5 B38 B4
The Physical Object
Pagination83p.
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26564322M

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In a thought-provoking paper read at the last meeting of the American Historical Association Mr. Theodore Clarke Smith laid his colleagues under a deep obligation.1His essay is not only significant for its intrinsic merits; it indicates an interest in problems of historiography that have been long neglected. If it had been merely expository, it might well be accepted without further analysis.   Jumping to the end of Charles Beard's book, his conclusions state the following: i) The US constitution was enacted to protect the interests of: a) the moneyed classes (the rich), b) the bond and stock holding classes (the rich speculators), c) the manufacturing interests (rich capitalists), and trade and shipping interests (the rich capitalist speculators).Cited by: Charles A. Beard () was one of America's most influential historians and political scientists. He played a major role in founding the disciplines of history and political science, helped shape the teaching of social studies in the nation's public schools, and was one the nation's most popular public intellectuals. Yet in the second half of the twentieth century, Beard's reputation. Charles A. Beard was born on 27 November in Knightstown, Indiana, a small farming community about 35 miles east of Indianapolis. He was the son of a prosperous farmer, and a member of a family in which the intelligent discussion of public affairs was a tradition.

Charles A. Beard () was one of America's most influential historians and political scientists. He played a major role in founding the disciplines of history and political science, helped shape the teaching of social studies in the nation's public schools, and was one the nation's most popular public intellectuals. The Political and Social Thought of Charles A. Beard By Bernard C. Borning University of Washington Press, Read preview Overview Charles Austin Beard: Liberal Foe of American Internationalism By Philbin, James P. Humanitas, Vol. 13, No. 2, Fall   Conceived by Charles Beard as a sequel to his provocative study of American Foreign Policy in the Making, , President Roosevelt and the Coming of the War outraged a nation, permanently damaging Beard's status as America's most influential historian.. Beard's main argument is that both Democratic and Republican leaders, but Roosevelt above all, worked quietly in and Cited by: The historical thinking of Charles A. Beard by Elias Berg (Book) The progressive historians: Turner, Beard, Perrington by Richard Hofstadter (Book).

Economic Interpretation of the Constitution. Now as a matter of fact there is no reason why an economic interpretation of the Constitution should be any more partisan than any other interpretation. It may be employed, to be sure, to condemn one interest in the conflict of another interest, but no such use of it is imposed upon an. Since it was first published in , Charles A. Beard's An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution has been a lightning rod of controversy for constitutional scholars and historians. While conservative critics have stressed the text's Marxist elements to castigate Beard's book as an ideological polemic,Cited by: 2. In the present volume we examine the thinking of Charles A. Beard, whose intellectual career from to reflected the major currents in American thought during this half century. Beard had the distinction of achieving prominence and wide influence in two fields: political science and history. Charles A. Beard was a major figure in the development of political science in the United States: He played a leading role in reorienting the study of American government from the description of.