Howard Mumford Jones

Howard Mumford Jones (1892–1980) was an American literary historian and critic. He was a professor of English at the University of Michigan and later at Harvard University. Jones was an advocate for liberal arts education and wrote extensively on American intellectual history and literature. He won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1965 for his book 'O Strange New World: American Culture - The Formative Years.'


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  1. 1. O Strange New World

    "O Strange New World" is a historical account that explores the intellectual and cultural development of America from the time of the first settlers to the early 19th century. The author examines how the settlers' ideas of freedom, individualism, and progress were shaped by their experiences and the unique challenges they faced in the New World. The book provides a comprehensive understanding of the origins and evolution of American thought and values.