Paradoxes of Prosperity: Wealth Seeking in Pre-Civil War America

Paradoxes of Prosperity: Wealth Seeking in Pre-Civil War America

by Lorman A. Ratner, Paula T. Kaufman, Dwight L. Teeter Jr.
     
 

Examining the intense conflict between financial success and moral righteousness in nineteenth-century AmericaSee more details below

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Examining the intense conflict between financial success and moral righteousness in nineteenth-century America

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252034534
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
08/07/2009
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Lorman A. Ratner was a professor of history, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and director of the Center of Multicultural Studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He died in 2007 as he worked to complete the manuscript for this book. He worked with his wife, Paula T. Kaufman, university librarian and dean of libraries at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and with Dwight L. Teeter Jr., professor of journalism & electronic media at the University of Tennessee. Ratner and Teeter coauthored Fanatics and Fire-eaters: Newspapers and the Coming of the Civil War.

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