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The search for order, 1877-1920 / by Robert H. Wiebe.

By: Wiebe, Robert H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Making of America: Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1967Edition: 1st ed.Description: xiv, 333 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0809001047; 9780809001040; 0809085100; 9780809085101.Subject(s): United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933 | United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918 | Middle class -- United States | Progressivism (United States politics) | Middle classes United States | Progressivism (United States politics) | United States Politics and government 1865-1933 | United States Social conditions 1865-1918Additional physical formats: Online version:: Search for order, 1877-1920.DDC classification: 973.8
Contents:
Prelude -- The distended society -- Crisis in the communities -- The fate of the nation -- A new middle class -- Revolution in values -- Progressivism arrives -- The illusion of fulfillment -- The emergence of foreign policy -- The beatified brute -- Doorway to the twenties.
Summary: "Wiebe sees the Progressive era of Theordore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson as a search for organizing principles around which a viable social order could be constructed in a new, largely impersonal world."--Back cover.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-324) and index.

Prelude -- The distended society -- Crisis in the communities -- The fate of the nation -- A new middle class -- Revolution in values -- Progressivism arrives -- The illusion of fulfillment -- The emergence of foreign policy -- The beatified brute -- Doorway to the twenties.

"Wiebe sees the Progressive era of Theordore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson as a search for organizing principles around which a viable social order could be constructed in a new, largely impersonal world."--Back cover.

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<p> Robert H. Wiebe , professor of history at Northwestern University, is the author of The Segmented Society and Self Rule: A Cultural History of American Democracy .</p>

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