Standing at Armageddon: A Grassroots History of the Progressive Era

Standing at Armageddon: A Grassroots History of the Progressive Era

by Nell Irvin Painter
     
 

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"A consistently engrossing, occasionally irreverent, always smoothly written history of America's painful entry into the modern age."—Kirkus Reviews

Standing at Armageddon is a comprehensive and lively historical account of America's shift from a rural and agrarian society to an urban and industrial society. Nell Irvin Painter will be

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"A consistently engrossing, occasionally irreverent, always smoothly written history of America's painful entry into the modern age."—Kirkus Reviews

Standing at Armageddon is a comprehensive and lively historical account of America's shift from a rural and agrarian society to an urban and industrial society. Nell Irvin Painter will be featured in the PBS multipart series The Progressive Era with Bill Moyers, which coincides with the release of the updated edition of this acclaimed work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393076288
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/07/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
855,237
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Nell Irvin Painter is the award-winning author of many books, including Sojourner Truth, Southern History Across the Color Line, Creating Black Americans, The History of White People, and Standing at Armageddon. She is currently the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and lives in Newark, New Jersey, and the Adirondacks.

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