The Reckless Decade: America in the 1890s

The Reckless Decade: America in the 1890s

by H. W. Brands, H.W. Brands

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312135942
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 11/28/1995
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 375
Product dimensions: 6.51(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

H. W. Brands holds the Melbern G. Glasscock Chair in American History at Texas A&M University. He is the author, most recently, of The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin and The Strange Death of American Liberalism.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Coming of Age, or Coming Apart?1
1.The Lost Frontier7
2.In Morgan We Trust42
3.How the Other Half Lived90
4.Blood on the Water128
5.The Matter with Kansas177
6.Plessy v. Crow215
7.Cross of Gold, Tongue of Silver254
8.Democratic Imperialism287
Epilogue336
Bibliography352
Index361

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