A One-Man Think Tank

Richard Hofstadter
An Intellectual Biography
David S. Brown
University of Chicago Press, $27.50, 282 pp. 


History is one of the few scholarly pursuits that garners popular attention. Among the ranks of its practitioners are bestselling authors with fans who avidly follow their careers—cheering the latest long ball struck...

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About the Author

Kevin Mattson is the author (most recently) of When America Was Great: The Fighting Faith of Postwar Liberalism (Routledge).

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