Category Archives: Bushman, Richard L.

Boredom and Behavior

Richard Bushman talks about his book, The Refinement of America, a study of American manners and social mores. A discussion of boredom as a cultural phenomenon. 632 – Boredom and Behavior

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The American Prophet

Richard Bushman discusses Joseph Smith and the Beginnings of Mormonism, his biography of the early years of the Mormon prophet (The University of Illinois Press). 601 – The American Prophet

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