In The Human Tradition in the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, SR Books offers a new approach to this time period. This volume looks at the experiences of 13 people who contributed to the shaping of American culture and thought during this time. These concise accounts are written by leading historians and give readers an intimate view of history.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Human Tradition in America Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction by Ballard C. Campbell Chapter 2 Carroll D. Wright, L'Abbè Jean-Baptiste Primeau, and French-Canadian Families Chapter 3 James G. Blaine and the Republican Party Vision Chapter 4 Ida B. Wells, Higher Law, and Community Justice Chapter 5 Mary Lease and Sources of Populist Protest Chapter 6 Richard Olney and the Pullman Strike Chapter 7 Mary Harris Jones: Immigrant and Labor Activist Chapter 8 Francis Newlands, Water for the West, and Progressivism Chapter 9 Clelia Duel Mosher and the Change in Women's Sexuality Chapter 10 Christy Mathewson and the National Pastime Chapter 11 James Michael Curley and the Politics of Ethnic Resentment Chapter 12 Hiram Johnson and the Dilemmas of California Progressivism Chapter 13 William S. Sims: Naval Insurgent and Coalition Warrior Chapter 14 Edith Wharton and the Spirit of Nobless Oblige