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A Companion to Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover.

By: Sibley, Katherine A.S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2014Description: 1 online resource (613 p.).ISBN: 9781118834589.Subject(s): Harding, Warren G. -- (Warren Gamaliel), -- 1865-1923 | Hoover, Herbert, -- 1874-1964 | United States -- History -- 1919-1933 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1921-1923Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Companion to Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert HooverDDC classification: 973.914092 LOC classification: E784 .C66 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
A Companion to Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I The Background of Progressivism; Chapter 1 The Wilson Legacy, Domestic and International; Wilsonian Historiography; Progressivism on the March: Wilson's New Freedom, Roosevelt's New Nationalism, and the Campaign of 1912; Wartime Wilsonianism; Postwar Politics, Progressivism in Decline; (Re)Viewing Wilson: The Interwar Years; Wilsonianism and Liberal Internationalism (as seen in the 1920s and after)
The "New Freedom" and Wilsonian ProgressivismConclusion; Chapter 2 Progressivism in an Age of Normalcy: Women's Rights, Civil Service, Veterans' Benefits, and Child Welfare; Progressivism and Reform; The Welfare of Women, Children, and Veterans in the Progressive Era; Reform under Normalcy; Conclusion; Chapter 3 US Foreign Relations under Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover: Power and Constraint; The United States and the World; The Foundations of Republican Foreign Policy; Foreign Economic Policy; Non-State Actors and Transnational Networks; The Pursuit of Peace; The Depression Crisis
Part II Warren G. Harding and the Early 1920sChapter 4 Harding Biographies; Early Biographies; Pre-Papers Biographies; Post-Papers Biographies; Conclusion; Chapter 5 The Front Porch Campaign and the Election of Harding; Early Writings and the "Smoke-Filled Room"; General Works; The Major Party Nominees; Other Leading Republicans and Democrats; Third Parties; The Campaign; Miscellany; Chapter 6 The Harding Presidency: Scandals, Legacy, and Memory; Creating Presidential Reputations; Harding's Death; The Harding Memorial Association; The Veterans Bureau Scandal; The Ohio Gang
The Teapot Dome ScandalThe Harding Papers; The Ohio Memorial; The President's Daughter; Dedication: The Tragedy of Warren G. Harding; The Final Act: The Harding Papers Rediscovered; Chapter 7 The Opposition: Labor, Liquor, and Democrats; Introduction; The Democratic Challenge; Understanding Prohibition: The Early Years; The Prohibition Period: Historiographical Perspectives; Prohibition and Labor; Opportunities for Further Research; Conclusion; Chapter 8 No Immigrants or Radicals Need Apply: Varieties of Nativism in 1920s America; Radicalism and Liberalism: World War I and the 1920s
Anti-Radicalism and the First Red ScareNationalism, Ethnicity, and Anti-Immigration; Sacco and Vanzetti; The Second Ku Klux Klan; Recent Scholarly Trends; Conclusion; Chapter 9 New Technologies, Communication, and Mass Consumption; New Technologies and Communications, 1921-1929; America in the Age of High Mass Consumption; The Great Depression; Conclusion; Part III Calvin Coolidge and His Era; Chapter 10 The Biographical Legacy of Calvin Coolidge and the 1924 Presidential Election
Chapter 11 From "Coolidge Prosperity" to "Voluntary Associationalism": Andrew Mellon, Herbert Hoover, and America's Political Economy in the Republican-Era 1920s
Summary: With the analysis of the best scholars on this era, 29 essays demonstrate how academics then and now have addressed the political, economic, diplomatic, cultural, ethnic, and social history of the presidents of the Republican Era of 1921-1933 - Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. This is the first historiographical treatment of a long-neglected period, ranging from early treatments to the most recent scholarshipFeatures review essays on the era, including the legacy of progressivism in an age of "normalcy", the history of American foreign relations after World War I, and race relations in the 1920
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A Companion to Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I The Background of Progressivism; Chapter 1 The Wilson Legacy, Domestic and International; Wilsonian Historiography; Progressivism on the March: Wilson's New Freedom, Roosevelt's New Nationalism, and the Campaign of 1912; Wartime Wilsonianism; Postwar Politics, Progressivism in Decline; (Re)Viewing Wilson: The Interwar Years; Wilsonianism and Liberal Internationalism (as seen in the 1920s and after)

The "New Freedom" and Wilsonian ProgressivismConclusion; Chapter 2 Progressivism in an Age of Normalcy: Women's Rights, Civil Service, Veterans' Benefits, and Child Welfare; Progressivism and Reform; The Welfare of Women, Children, and Veterans in the Progressive Era; Reform under Normalcy; Conclusion; Chapter 3 US Foreign Relations under Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover: Power and Constraint; The United States and the World; The Foundations of Republican Foreign Policy; Foreign Economic Policy; Non-State Actors and Transnational Networks; The Pursuit of Peace; The Depression Crisis

Part II Warren G. Harding and the Early 1920sChapter 4 Harding Biographies; Early Biographies; Pre-Papers Biographies; Post-Papers Biographies; Conclusion; Chapter 5 The Front Porch Campaign and the Election of Harding; Early Writings and the "Smoke-Filled Room"; General Works; The Major Party Nominees; Other Leading Republicans and Democrats; Third Parties; The Campaign; Miscellany; Chapter 6 The Harding Presidency: Scandals, Legacy, and Memory; Creating Presidential Reputations; Harding's Death; The Harding Memorial Association; The Veterans Bureau Scandal; The Ohio Gang

The Teapot Dome ScandalThe Harding Papers; The Ohio Memorial; The President's Daughter; Dedication: The Tragedy of Warren G. Harding; The Final Act: The Harding Papers Rediscovered; Chapter 7 The Opposition: Labor, Liquor, and Democrats; Introduction; The Democratic Challenge; Understanding Prohibition: The Early Years; The Prohibition Period: Historiographical Perspectives; Prohibition and Labor; Opportunities for Further Research; Conclusion; Chapter 8 No Immigrants or Radicals Need Apply: Varieties of Nativism in 1920s America; Radicalism and Liberalism: World War I and the 1920s

Anti-Radicalism and the First Red ScareNationalism, Ethnicity, and Anti-Immigration; Sacco and Vanzetti; The Second Ku Klux Klan; Recent Scholarly Trends; Conclusion; Chapter 9 New Technologies, Communication, and Mass Consumption; New Technologies and Communications, 1921-1929; America in the Age of High Mass Consumption; The Great Depression; Conclusion; Part III Calvin Coolidge and His Era; Chapter 10 The Biographical Legacy of Calvin Coolidge and the 1924 Presidential Election

Chapter 11 From "Coolidge Prosperity" to "Voluntary Associationalism": Andrew Mellon, Herbert Hoover, and America's Political Economy in the Republican-Era 1920s

With the analysis of the best scholars on this era, 29 essays demonstrate how academics then and now have addressed the political, economic, diplomatic, cultural, ethnic, and social history of the presidents of the Republican Era of 1921-1933 - Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. This is the first historiographical treatment of a long-neglected period, ranging from early treatments to the most recent scholarshipFeatures review essays on the era, including the legacy of progressivism in an age of "normalcy", the history of American foreign relations after World War I, and race relations in the 1920

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<p> Katherine A.S. Sibley is Professor of History at Saint Joseph's University, USA. She is the author of four books, most recently First Lady Florence Harding: Behind the Tragedy and Controversy (2009) and Red Spies in America: Stolen Secrets and the Dawn of the Cold War (2004). Professor Sibley is also editing a forthcoming Companion on first ladies, and serves on the editorial board of American Communist History as well as on the Historical Advisory Committee for the US State Department.</p>

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