A book review of Roderick Nash’s The Nervous Generation: American Thought, 1917-1930
American intellectuals developed modernism and existentialism in the 1920s
Irving Babbitt and the New Humanists were scorned by the modernists of their time
How lost was the Lost Generation?
In the 1920s, the church ceased to shape the behavior of youth
In the 1920s, Victorian culture disintegrated and Modern culture emerged as a youth culture
Hunter Wallace and Keith Woods discuss the rise of Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th century West
In the early 20th century, civic nationalism eclipsed racial nationalism with disastrous results
A photo gallery a cultural degeneration
What is Left-Modernism?
In the 1910s, 1920s and 1930s, American culture was heavily influenced by Europe
From the Saturday Evening Post to VICE News
In the 1910s and 1920s, Margaret Sanger led the Sexual Revolution
A book review of Stephanie Coontz’s Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage
A book review of Marilyn Yalom’s A History of the Wife
Expressive individualism is a solvent that has dissolved the American family
What the hell happened?
Jews were heavily involved in American Modernism
In 1912, the Liberal Club was founded in the heart of Greenwich Village and became a gathering place for young Moderns
A book review of Stanley Coben’s Revolt Against Victorianism: The Impetus for Cultural Change in 1920s America
Vitalism brought alienated WASP radicals into contact with the Jewish radicals of the Lower East Side
The Second Klan gets bad press. What did it really believe?
Victorians and Moderns clashed in the 1920s for control over American culture
The ultimate women’s fashion collection
A book review of Nathan Miller’s New World Coming: The 1920s and the Making of Modern America
During the Great Depression, the expatriate writers of the Lost Generation fell to earth
In the 1920s, left-progressives began to call themselves “liberals”
In the 1930s, America was transformed from an Anglo-Protestant nation to a modernist liberal melting pot
The Übermensch of Baltimore tore down America’s Victorian culture
The Jazz Question and antiracism are related
In the 1920s, a cultural fault line opened up that never closed
In 1925, the Scopes Monkey Trial pitted Victorians against Modernists