The gilded age : perspectives on the origins of modern America
|Format:||Print Book 2007|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
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.
ContentsIntroduction / 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.
|Publisher|| Lanham, Md. :Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,2007
Calhoun, Charles W.
(Charles William), 1948-
x, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|ISBN||0742550370 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780742550377 (cloth : alk. paper)
0742550389 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780742550384 (pbk. : alk. paper)