At S-USIH Blog: Herbert Croly, Unleavened Bread, and Progressivism in the Age of Charisma

In which I explain how I arrived at a fresh interpretation of Herbert Croly’s progressive philosophy

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Over at the S-USIH blog, I have a post on how my reinterpretation of Robert Grant’s novel Unleavened Bread led me to a fresh take on Herbert Croly’s important book of progressive philosophy, The Promise of American Life — and to realize that The Promise was a book not about intellectual life, but about political charisma. Click here to read the post.

Author: Jeremy C. Young

Jeremy C. Young is an assistant professor of history at Dixie State University and the author of The Age of Charisma: Leaders, Followers, and Emotions in American Society, 1870-1940.