A companion to Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover / edited by Katherine A. S. Sibley.
- Chichester, England : John Wiley & Sons, 2014. , ©2014
- Wiley-Blackwell companions to American history.
Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History
1 online resource (613 p.)
- Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923.
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933.
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
Depressions -- 1929.
United States -- History -- 1919-1933.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1921-1923.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1923-1929.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1929-1933.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932.
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- With the analysis of the best scholars on this era, 29 essays demonstrate how academics then and now have addressed the political, economic, diplomatic, cultural, ethnic, and social history of the presidents of the Republican Era of 1921-1933 - Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. This is the first historiographical treatment of a long-neglected period, ranging from early treatments to the most recent scholarshipFeatures review essays on the era, including the legacy of progressivism in an age of "normalcy", the history of American foreign relations after World War I, and race
- Part I. The background of Progressivism
The Wilson legacy, domestic and international / Christopher McKnight Nichols
Progressivism in an Age of Normalcy: women's rights, civil service, veterans' benefits, and child welfare / John Fox
US-foreign relations under Harding, Coolidge and Hoover: power and constraint / Alex Goodall
Part II. Warren G. Harding and the early 1920s
Harding's biographies / Justin P. Coffey
The front porch and the Harding election / Richard G. Frederick
Harding presidency: scandals, legacy and memory / Phillip G. Payne
The opposition: labor, liquor, and Democrats / Kristoffer Shields
No immigrants or radicals need apply: varieties of nativism in 1920s America / Alexander Pavuk
New technologies, communication and mass consumption / Jason N. Brock and R. Emmett Sullivan
Part III. Calvin Coolidge and his era
The biographical legacy of Calvin Coolidge and the 1924 presidential election / Jason Roberts
From "Coolidge prosperity" to "voluntary associationalism": Andrew Mellon, Herbert Hoover, and America's political economy in the Republican-era twenties / Daniel Michael Du Bois
Country and city, 1921-1933: fundamentalism; Scopes Trial; urbanization and suburbanization; the Middletown study / Scott A. Merriman
Native Americans: experiences and culture / Mary Stockwell
Military interventions and foreign affairs in the Coolidge administration: Latin America and Asia / Theodore J. Zeman
Race relations and the consequences of the great migration / Carol Jackson Adams
Eugenics, immigration restriction and the birth control movements / Ruth Clifford Engs
Popular culture during the "Jazz Age" and after / Jennifer Frost
Sports and pastimes in the 1920s / Martin C. Babicz
Part IV. Herbert Hoover and his era
Hoover biographies and Hoover revisionism / Brian E. Birdnow
The election of 1928 / Nicholas Siekierski and Richard G. Frederick
The economic historiography of the Great Depression (1929-1933) / Daniel A. Schiffman
The worsening of the great depression: Hoovervilles, farm troubles, bank crises / Dennis S. Hoff
Hoover's vision and his response to the Great Depression: voluntary efforts, public works, the gold standard, the RFC, the Farm Board, Hoover's reputation / Glen Jeansonne
Herbert Hoover's diplomacy toward Latin America / Paul Kahan
Ironies of character: Hoover's foreign policy with Asia / Michael E. Chapman
Women and minorities / Nancy Beck Young
Part V. In retrospect
Historians' views of the Republican era: was Roosevelt an entirely new turn? / Justus Doenecke.
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Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on print verison record.
- Sibley, Katherine A. S. (Katherine Amelia Siobhan), 1961- editor.
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