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Fractured Modernity : America Confronts Modern Times, 1890s To 1940s.

By: Welskopp, Thomas.
Contributor(s): Lessoff, Alan | Lessoff, Alan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Schriften des Historischen Kollegs Ser: Publisher: Berlin/Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (256 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783110446746.Subject(s): United States--Social conditions--1865-1918Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fractured Modernity : America Confronts Modern Times, 1890s To 1940sDDC classification: 309.173 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Table of Contents -- Vorwort -- List of Conference Participants -- Fractured Modernity - Fractured Experiences - Fractured Histories: An Introduction -- 1. Constructions of Consciousness -- "Peculiarly a phenomenon of modern times"1: Bachelors, Urban Vice, and Strategies of Regulation in Modern America, 1870-1930 -- The "True Worship of Life": Changing Notions of Happiness, Morality, and Religion in the United States, 1890-1940 -- 2. Transnational Perspectives -- American Progressivism: Transnational, Modernization, and Americanist Perspectives -- Conservation: America's Environmental Modernism? -- 3. Media, Politics, and Political Economy -- The Press and the Repeal of National Prohibition -- Modernity and Political Economy in the New Era and New Deal -- 4. Race and Claims to Modernity -- Lynching and the Ambivalence of Modernity -- Torture and "Modern Civilization": The NAACP's Fight against Forced Confessions in the American South (1935-1945) -- 5. The Search for a Cultural Core of Modernity -- The Harlem Renaissance, 1919-1935. American Modernism, Multiple Modernities or Postcolonial Diaspora? -- The Scopes Trial in the Context of Competing Modernity Discourses -- Conclusion -- Authors.
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Table of Contents -- Vorwort -- List of Conference Participants -- Fractured Modernity - Fractured Experiences - Fractured Histories: An Introduction -- 1. Constructions of Consciousness -- "Peculiarly a phenomenon of modern times"1: Bachelors, Urban Vice, and Strategies of Regulation in Modern America, 1870-1930 -- The "True Worship of Life": Changing Notions of Happiness, Morality, and Religion in the United States, 1890-1940 -- 2. Transnational Perspectives -- American Progressivism: Transnational, Modernization, and Americanist Perspectives -- Conservation: America's Environmental Modernism? -- 3. Media, Politics, and Political Economy -- The Press and the Repeal of National Prohibition -- Modernity and Political Economy in the New Era and New Deal -- 4. Race and Claims to Modernity -- Lynching and the Ambivalence of Modernity -- Torture and "Modern Civilization": The NAACP's Fight against Forced Confessions in the American South (1935-1945) -- 5. The Search for a Cultural Core of Modernity -- The Harlem Renaissance, 1919-1935. American Modernism, Multiple Modernities or Postcolonial Diaspora? -- The Scopes Trial in the Context of Competing Modernity Discourses -- Conclusion -- Authors.

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