Richard Hofstadter

Richard Hofstadter

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Historian

Biography: Richard Hofstadter was an American historian and public intellectual of the mid-20th century. Hofstadter, the DeWitt Clinton Professor of American History at Columbia University, became the iconic historian of postwar liberal consensus, largely due to his emphasis on ideas and political culture rather than the day-to-day doings of politicians.

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