Daily Life in the Progressive Era (Daily Life Through History Series)

Daily Life in the Progressive Era (Daily Life Through History Series)

by Steven L. Piott


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This book provides a historical examination of everyday life to reveal how and why Americans during the Progressive Era structured their world and made their lives meaningful.

• Includes a chronology of major events between 1890 and 1920

• Presents numerous photographs and images that illustrate important points throughout the narrative

• Provides a detailed bibliography of sources

• Includes both a detailed index and a brief glossary of key terms

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313381843
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/03/2011
Series: Daily Life
Pages: 295
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

Steven L. Piott is professor of history at Clarion University in Clarion, PA.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword ix

Prologue xi

Chronology xvii

1 Rural America 1

2 Workers 47

3 Popular Culture 89

4 Citizen Activism and Civic Engagement 133

5 The Progressive Era and Race 177

6 The First World War and American Society 221

Epilogue 263

Glossary 269

Bibliography 273

Index 281

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