Social and Political Thought of American Progressivism / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Through a variety of primary sources--including speeches, poems, magazine articles, and book excerpts--this collection illustrates the origins, ambitions, and political legacy of the American Progressivism movement (1886–1924). A general introduction offers a history of the movement and a brief discussion of recent historiographical debates; headnotes introduce each selection and provide historical and political context.
|Publisher:||Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Eldon J. Eisenach is Professor of Political Science, University of Tulsa.
What People are Saying About This
Eldon Eisenach, one of the most perceptive scholars of American progressivism, has brought together in this fine collection both standard and unfamiliar sources that will give historians, political scientists, and their undergraduate and graduate students access to a wide range of voices from - and reliable guidance to the voluminous secondary sources on - the era of progressive reform. (Harvard University)
A fine - and much needed - collection. (University of Rochester)
In The Social and Political Thought of American Progressivism, Eisenach has used his great understanding to bring together in one volume a series of well chosen and helpfully organized selections of Progressive writings to display the breadth, complexity, and depth of the thought from this era. Students and teachers of American politics and history will benefit greatly from this collection, as they will from the author's illuminating introductory materials and excellent bibliographies. (University of Vermont)