Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American
            ProblemsExpanded Edition$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Josiah Royce, Scott L. Pratt, and Shannon Sullivan

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780823231324

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823231324.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM FORDHAM SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.fordham.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Fordham University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in FSO for personal use.date: 31 July 2021

The Pacific Coas

The Pacific Coas

A Psychological Study of the Relations of Climate and Civilization

Chapter:
(p.118) IV The Pacific Coas
Source:
Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problems
Author(s):

Josiah Royce

Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823231324.003.0006

This chapter focuses on the development of loyalty and its social character as provincialism in the context of the environmental constraints and affordances of northern California. It cites various poems, passages, and views about the provincial aspects of loyalty. Royce tries to credit the climate and geography of California with producing a distinctive form of idealistic philosophy. The attributions mark a recognition that, like any community that responds to its place and history, a geographical region develops a distinctive sense of its own purpose and future. California has developed its own distinctive provincial character, aided by its isolation from the eastern United States and its place at the intersection of Spanish-speaking peoples. The result is the development of individuals who generate new ideas and possibilities and a broader commitment to the community as a whole.

Keywords:   climate, civilization, provincialism, poems, isolation, geographical region

Fordham Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .