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The populist vision [electronic resource] / Charles Postel.

Author/Creator:
Postel, Charles.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (412 p.)
Subjects:
Populism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Social movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Farmers -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century.
Working class -- United States -- Political activity -- 19th century.
Middle class -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century.
Capitalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1900.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1865-1918.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Introduction: Modern Times. Part One: Farmers. 1. Push and Energy: Boosterism and Rural Reform. 2. Knowledge and Power: Machinery of Modern Education. 3. A Better Woman: Independence of Thought and Action. 4. A Farmers' Trust: Cooperative Economies of Scale. Part Two: Populists. 5. Business Politics: State Models and Political Frameworks. 6. Race Progress: Racial Ordering of American Life. 7. Confederation: Labor, Urban, and Nonconformist Reform. 8. Shrine of Science: Innovation in Populist Faith. Conclusion: Populist Defeat and Its Meaning. Sources
Contents:
Modern times
I: Farmers
Push and energy : boosterism and rural reform
Knowledge and power : machinery of modern education
A better woman : independence of thought and action
A farmers' trust : cooperative economies of scale
II: Populists
Business politics : state models and political frameworks
Race progress : shaping a new racial order
Confederation : urban, labor, and nonconformist reform
Shrine of science : innovation in populist faith
Conclusion : populist defeat and its meaning.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-377) and index.
ISBN:
1-281-15660-4
0-19-972438-5
1-4356-1721-5
OCLC:
476245964
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