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Apr 24, 2013
| ISBN 9780307831521
Apr 24, 2013 | ISBN 9780307831521
New York Intellect is Thomas Bender’s remarkable look at the connections between the life of a city and the life of the mind. New York has never been comfortable or convenient as a milieu for art and intellect, Bender notes. Yet New Yorkers have always struggled to create institutions and styles of thought and writing that reflect the special character of the city, its boundless energies and deep divisions.
Thomas Bender is a notable American historian in the fields of urban history and intellectual history. He has served as University Professor of the Humanities at New York University since 1982. He was the Chair of the Department of History… More about Thomas Bender
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