The Progressive Era, 1893-1914

The Progressive Era, 1893-1914

by John D. Buenker
     
 

The fourth volume in the History of Wisconsin series describes reforms relating to politics, voting, education, workplace, women and children, and minorities. What came to be called "the Progressive Era" was in many respects the most important in Wisconsin's modern history. It was during this era that "the Wisconsin Idea" was articulated, making Wisconsin known…  See more details below

Overview

The fourth volume in the History of Wisconsin series describes reforms relating to politics, voting, education, workplace, women and children, and minorities. What came to be called "the Progressive Era" was in many respects the most important in Wisconsin's modern history. It was during this era that "the Wisconsin Idea" was articulated, making Wisconsin known nationally and internationally as a "laboratory of democracy." The volume also describes the sweeping changes that occurred in Wisconsin's agricultural communities and industry and manufacturing sectors during this time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016386386
Publisher:
Wisconsin Historical Society
Publication date:
03/05/2013
Series:
History of Wisconsin , #4
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
756
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

John D. Buenker is an emeritus professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. His many books include Historical Dictionary of the Progressive Era; Progressivism; and Urban Liberalism and Progressive Reform.

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