Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age

Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age

by Daniel T. Rodgers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674051319

ISBN-13: 9780674051317

Pub. Date: 11/28/1998

Publisher: Harvard University Press

Aware of America's backwardness in contrast to European progress, Theodore Roosevelt in 1907 called his country 'The most belated of nations.' Princeton historian Daniel Rodgers recounts America's efforts to repair the damage of unbridled capitalism.

Overview

Aware of America's backwardness in contrast to European progress, Theodore Roosevelt in 1907 called his country 'The most belated of nations.' Princeton historian Daniel Rodgers recounts America's efforts to repair the damage of unbridled capitalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674051317
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Pages:
634
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.60(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue

Paris, 1900

World of Iron

Explaining Social Politics

The Atlantic World

Landscapes

Progressive Politics

Twilight of Laissez-Faire

Natural Acts and Social Desires

Professing Economics

The Self-Owned City

The Collectivism of Urban Life

Cities on a Hill

Civic Ambitions

Private Property, Public Designs

"City Planning in Justice to the Working Population"

The Wage Earners' Risks

Workingmen's Insurance

Fields of Interest

War Collectivism

Europe, 1914

Society "More or Less Molten"

Rural Reconstruction

Cooperative Farming

Island Communities

The Machine Age

The American Invasion of Europe

The Politics of Modernism

New Deal

The Intellectual Economy of Catastrophe

Solidarity Imagined

London, 1942

The Plan to Abolish Want

The Phoenix of Exceptionalism

Notes

Acknowledgments

Index

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