The Gilded Age and Progressive Era : a Documentary Reader.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Chicester : John Wiley & Sons, 2012Description: 1 online resource (346 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118278628; 1118278623Subject(s): Progressivism (United States politics) -- Sources | United States -- History -- 1865-1921 -- Sources | United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933 -- Sources | United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918 -- Sources | Progressivism (United States politics) -- SourcesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gilded Age and Progressive Era : A Documentary Reader.DDC classification: 973.8 LOC classification: E661 .G455 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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The Gilded Age and Progressive Era: A Documentary Reader; Contents; Series Editors' Preface; Acknowledgments to Sources; Introduction; Prelude: Mark Twain and the Gilded Age; PART I New Frontiers; 1 The New South; 2. The New West; 3. Native Americans; PART II Industrial Society; 4. BIg Business; 5. Gilded Age Society; 6. Working People; 7. Immigrants in the Industrial Age; PART III Social Conflict; 8. Populism; 9. The Coming of Jim Crow; 10. Labor Protest; PART IV Reform; 11. Rebuilding American Institutions; 12. The Political System; PART V Imperialism and War; 13. Imperialism and Anti-imperialism; 14. The Debate about World War I; Futher Reading; Index.
This volume presents documents that illustrate the variety of experiences and themes involved in the transformation of American political, economic, and social systems during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (1870-1920). Includes nearly 70 documents which cover the period from the end of the Civil War and Reconstruction in the 1870s through World War I Explores the experiences of people during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era from a variety of diverse perspectives, including important political and cultural leaders as well as everyday individuals Charts the nationalization of American life and the establishment of the United States as a global power Introduces students to historical analysis and encourages them to engage critically with primary sources Introductory materials from the editors situate the documents within their historical context A bibliography provides essential suggestions for further reading and research
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Author notes provided by SyndeticsWilliam A. Link is Richard J. Milbauer Professor of History at the University of Florida. His publications include Roots of Secession: Slavery and Politics in Antebellum Virginia (2003) and Righteous Warrior: Jesse Helms and the Rise of Modern American Conservatism (2008).
Susannah J. Link is instructor in American history at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.