The gilded age : perspectives on the origins of modern America

Format: Print Book 2007
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction E169.1.G4825 2007
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
 
Call Number  E169.1.G4825 2007
 
 
Summary
Broad in scope, The Gilded Age brings together 16 original essays that offer lively syntheses of modern scholarship while making their own interpretive arguments. These engaging pieces allow students to consider the various societal, cultural and political factors that make studying the Gilded Age crucial to our understanding of America today.
Contents
Introduction / Charles W. Calhoun
Industrialization and the rise of big business / Glenn Porter
Technology and America as a consumer society, 1870-1900 / W. Bernard Carlson
American workers and the labor movement in the late nineteenth century / Eric Arnesen
The immigrant experience in the gilded age / Roger Daniels
Urbanizing America / Robert G. Barrows
Women in industrializing America / Stacy A. Cordery
The African-American experience / Leslie H. Fishel, Jr
Native American resistance and accommodation during the late nineteenth century / Edmund J. Danziger, Jr
The influence of commerce, technology, and race on popular culture in the gilded age / Ellen M. Litwicki
Cultural and intellectual life in the gilded age / Ruth C. Crocker
The political culture : public life and the conduct of politics / Charles W. Calhoun
Party conflict : Republicans versus Democrats, 1877-1901 / Lewis L. Gould
Farmers and third-party politics / Worth Robert Miller
Phases of empire : late nineteenth-century U.S. foreign relations / Joseph A. Fry
Law and the Constitution in the gilded age / Michael Les Benedict
Public policy and state government / Ballard C. Campbell.

Additional Information
Subjects United States -- Civilization -- 1865-1918.
Publisher Lanham, Md. :Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,2007
Edition 2nd ed.
Contributors Calhoun, Charles W. (Charles William), 1948-
Language English
Description x, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0742550370 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742550377 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742550389 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780742550384 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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