Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1989 - 402 páginas
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Standing at Armageddon is a comprehensive and lively historical account of America's shift from a rural and agrarian society to an urban and industrial society. Nell Irvin Painter will be featured in the PBS multipart series The Progressive Era with Bill Moyers, which coincides with the release of the updated edition of this acclaimed work.

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Review: Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919

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Read this for a grad class. Easily the most readable book on the time period that I've encountered. Probably the first time I've ever felt like I had a grasp on some of these issues (not least of all the silver debate). This book is a keeper. Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - richardderus - LibraryThing

The USA has a long history of upheaval and change. The Progressive Era, one that we 21st-century beneficiaries tend to forget existed, was the cradle of such social justice as FDR was able to jam down ... Leer comentario completo

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Preface
ix
Acknowledgments
xv
Chapter
1
Chapter 2
36
Chapter 3
72
Chapter 4
110
Chapter 5
141
Chapter 6
170
WOMAN SUFFRAGE AND WOMEN WORKERS
231
Chapter 9
253
Chapter 10
283
Chapter 11
306
Chapter 12
344
Epilogue
381
Index
391
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Nell Irvin Painter is the award-winning author of many books, including Sojourner Truth, Southern History Across the Color Line, Creating Black Americans, The History of White People, and Standing at Armageddon. She is currently the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and lives in Newark, New Jersey, and the Adirondacks.

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