The Gilded Age: Perspectives on the Origins of Modern America / Edition 2

The Gilded Age: Perspectives on the Origins of Modern America / Edition 2

by Charles W. Calhoun
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0742550370

ISBN-13: 9780742550377

Pub. Date: 09/11/2006

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The Gilded Age offers a unique perspective on an often-overlooked period in American history. Broad in its scope, this volume consists of fourteen original essays, each written by an expert in the field. Topics have been selected to highlight the various societal cultural factors that make study of the Gilded Age crucial to our understanding of the origins of today's

Overview

The Gilded Age offers a unique perspective on an often-overlooked period in American history. Broad in its scope, this volume consists of fourteen original essays, each written by an expert in the field. Topics have been selected to highlight the various societal cultural factors that make study of the Gilded Age crucial to our understanding of the origins of today's America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742550377
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/11/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
402
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.34(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Industrialization and the Rise of Big Business
Chapter 2: Technology and America as a Consumer Society, 1870–1900
Chapter 3: American Workers and the Labor Movement in the Late Nineteenth Century
Chapter 4: The Immigrant Experience in the Gilded Age
Chapter 5: Urbanizing America
Chapter 6: Women in Industrializing America
Chapter 7: The African-American Experience
Chapter 8: Native American Resistance and Accommodation during the Late Nineteenth Century
Chapter 9: The Influence of Commerce, Technology, and Race on Popular Culture in the Gilded Age
Chapter 10: Cultural and Intellectual Life in the Gilded Age
Chapter 11: The Political Culture: Public Life and the Conduct of Politics
Chapter 12: Party Conflict: Republicans versus Democrats, 1877–1901
Chapter 13: Farmers and Third-Party Politics
Chapter 14: Phases of Empire: Late Nineteenth-Century U.S. Foreign Relations
Chapter 15: Law and the Constitution in the Gilded Age

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