|Link, William A. / Link, Susannah J. (eds.)|
The Gilded Age and Progressive Era
A Documentary Reader
Uncovering the Past: Documentary Readers in American History
1. Edition February 2012
2012. 344 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-1-4443-3139-4 - John Wiley & Sons
Also available as Hardcover.
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This volume gathers together documents that illustrate the variety of experiences and themes involved in the transformation of American political, economic, and social systems from the 1870s to World War I, and presents the essential perspectives of race, class, gender, and culture. This collection enables readers to engage actively in historical interpretation and to understand the interplay between social and political forces in the period, exploring the experiences of people during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era from a variety of diverse perspectives.
From the contents
Series Editors' Preface
Acknowledgments to Sources
Prelude: Mark Twain and the Gilded Age
Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner, from The Gilded Age, 1873
Part I: New Frontiers
Part II: Industrial Society
Part III: Social Conflict
Part IV: Reform
Part V: Imperialism and War