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- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 36.95
Pragmatism, Feminism, and Democracy is James Livingston's virtuoso reflection on the period between 1890 and 1930, a primal scene of American history during which a wave of intellectual currents came together--and fell apart--to reorient society. Tying in critical insights on corporate capitalism, consumer culture, populism, and the American Left,... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2007; US$ 44.00
Begins in 1878 with a discussion of the Bannock Uprising and a retrospective on Crazy Horse. This work also includes comments on issues in the military during his day, such as the quirks and foibles of the Irish soldiers who made up a large part of the frontier army, and also on the problems of Johnson Whittaker. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 75.00
The Progressive Era covers the major events and activities of this active and exciting time period. Spanning the years from 1890 to 1920, the book pairs detailed narrative text with eyewitness accounts to give readers a clear picture of events as they occurred. Chronologically arranged, this reference provides complete coverage of this era. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 36.95
Tracing the transformation of liberal political ideology from the end of the Civil War to the early twentieth century, Nancy Cohen offers a new interpretation of the origins and character of modern liberalism. She argues that the values and programs associated with modern liberalism were formulated not during the Progressive Era, as most accounts... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 40.00
In this comprehensive biography of the man who led North Carolina through the Civil War and, as a U.S. senator from 1878 to 1894, served as the state's leading spokesman, Gordon McKinney presents Zebulon Baird Vance (1830-94) as a far more complex figure than has been previously recognized. Vance campaigned to keep North Carolina in the Union, but... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 35.95
The presidential election of 1884, in which Grover Cleveland ended the Democrats' twenty-four-year presidential drought by defeating Republican challenger James G. Blaine, was one of the gaudiest in American history, remembered today less for its political significance than for the mudslinging and slander that characterized the campaign. But a closer... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 40.00
Robert "Fighting Bob" La Follette (1855-1925) was one of the most significant leaders of American progressivism. Nancy Unger integrates previously unknown details from La Follette's personal life with important events from his storied political career, revealing a complex man who was a compelling mixture of failure and accomplishment, tragedy and... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 20.99
Surveys scholarship on Reconstruction and identifies directions for future research. This book shows that the issues in interpretive debates have changed, but that Reconstruction inspires historical literature and encompasses a range of adjustments to the effects of the Civil War. more...