Cushing Strout

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Cushing Strout was an American intellectual historian.[1] He was Ernest I. White Professor of American Studies and Humane Letters at Cornell University. [2]


  • The Pragmatic Revolt in American History: Carl Becker and Charles Beard (1959)
  • The American Image of the Old World (1963)
  • Hawthorne in England: Selections from "Our Old Home" and "The English Note-Books" (1965)
  • Conscience, Science & Security: The Case Of Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer (1965) editor
  • Spirit of American Government by J. Allen Smith (1965) editor
  • Intellectual History in America (1968) editor, two volumes, Contemporary Essays on Puritanism, the Enlightenment & Romanticism, and From Darwin to Niebuhr
  • Divided We Stand: Reflections on the Crisis at Cornell (1970) editor with David I. Grossvogel
  • The New Heavens and New Earth: Political Religion in America (1973)
  • The Veracious Imagination: Essays on American History, Literature and Biography (1981)[1]
  • Making American Tradition: Visions & Revisions from Ben Franklin to Alice Walker (1990)


  1. ^ a b Fleming, Thomas (July 6, 1986). "Inventing Our Probable Past". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ "Jefferson's Love Life Doesn't Equal History". The New York Times. April 25, 1995. pp. Section A; Page 22; Column 4; Editorial Desk.