Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2012

352 Pages | 11 b/w halftones

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199922888

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A More Perfect Union

Holistic Worldviews and the Transformation of American Culture after World War II

Linda Sargent Wood

  • The first book to recognize the connections between Rachel Carson, Buckminster Fuller, Martin Luther King, Jr., Abraham Maslow, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, and the Esalen Institute and capture the central role that their holistic visions had in the transformation of postwar society
  • Adds to our understanding of one way that Americans negotiated the Cold War years
  • Illuminates the intellectual synergy among the most powerful social reforms of the twentieth century

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