Very Different Age: Americans of the Progressive Era

Very Different Age: Americans of the Progressive Era

by Steven J. Diner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0809016117

ISBN-13: 9780809016112

Pub. Date: 08/05/1998

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The early twentieth century was a time of technological revolution in the United States. New inventions and corporations were transforming the economic landscape, bringing a stunning array of consumer goods, millions of additional jobs, and ever more wealth. Steven J. Diner draws on the rich scholarship of recent social history to show how these changes affected

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The early twentieth century was a time of technological revolution in the United States. New inventions and corporations were transforming the economic landscape, bringing a stunning array of consumer goods, millions of additional jobs, and ever more wealth. Steven J. Diner draws on the rich scholarship of recent social history to show how these changes affected Americans of all backgrounds and walks of life, and in doing so offers a striking new interpretation of a crucial epoch in our history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809016112
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
08/05/1998
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
819,792
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.80(d)

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