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Author Wood, Linda Sargent

Title A more perfect union : holistic worldviews and the transformation of American culture after World War II / Linda Sargent Wood

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  E169.12 .W66 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 339 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-328) and index
Contents Introduction : holistic sensibilities in the long 1960s -- The natural environment : Rachel Carson's web of life -- The built environment : Buckminster Fuller's spaceship earth -- The social world : Martin Luther King, Jr.'s beloved community -- Cosmic dimensions : Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's omega point -- The psychological realm : Abraham Maslow's self-actualized -- Individuals and eupsychian community -- The Esalen Institute : a center for holistic pursuits
LC subject United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
United States -- Civilization -- 1945-
ISBN 9780195377743 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0195377745 (hardcover : alk. paper)