A Companion to the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (Wiley by Christopher M. Nichols,Nancy C. Unger PDF

By Christopher M. Nichols,Nancy C. Unger

A spouse to the Gilded Age and innovative period presents a suite of latest historiographic essays overlaying the years among 1877 and 1920, a interval which observed the U.S. emerge from the ashes of Reconstruction to turn into an international power.

  • The unmarried, definitive source for the most recent nation of data in terms of the historical past and historiography of the Gilded Age and revolutionary Era
  • Features contributions by means of top students in a variety of proper specialties
  • Coverage of the interval comprises geographic, social, cultural, financial, political, diplomatic, ethnic, racial, gendered, non secular, international, and ecological topics and approaches
  • In today’s period, also known as a “second Gilded Age,” this publication deals proper old research of the criteria that helped create modern society
  • Fills a big chronological hole in period-based American historical past collections

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