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The gilded age and progressive era [electronic resource] : a documentary reader / edited by William A. Link and Susannah J. Link.

Publication:
Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiii, 330 p.) : illustrations, port.
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Uncovering the past (Malden, Mass.)
Uncovering the past : documentary readers in American history
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Subjects:
Progressivism (United States politics) -- Sources.
United States -- History -- 1865-1921 -- Sources.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933 -- Sources.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918 -- Sources.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
"This volume presents documents that illustrate the variety of experiences and themes involved in the transformation of American political, economic, and social systems during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (1870-1920). Includes nearly 70 documents which cover the period from the end of the Civil War and Reconstruction in the 1870s through World War I. Explores the experiences of people during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era from a variety of diverse perspectives, including important political and cultural leaders as well as everyday individuals. Charts the nationalization of American life and the establishment of the United States as a global power. Introduces students to historical analysis and encourages them to engage critically with primary sources. Introductory materials from the editors situate the documents within their historical context. A bibliography provides essential suggestions for further reading and research "-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
pt. 1. New frontiers
pt. 2. Industrial society
pt. 3. Social conflict
pt. 4. Reform
pt. 5. Imperialism and war.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Link, William A.
Link, Susannah J.
ebrary, Inc.
ISBN:
9781444331387 (hardback)
9781444331394 (pbk.)
9781118278628 (e-book)
OCLC:
785779964
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.