A Companion to the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

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A Companion to the Gilded Age and Progressive Era presents a collection of new historiographic essays covering the years between 1877 and 1920, a period which saw the U.S. emerge from the ashes of Reconstruction to become a world power.
  • The single, definitive resource for the latest state of knowledge relating to the history and historiography of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  • Features contributions by leading scholars in a wide range of relevant specialties
  • Coverage of the period includes geographic, social, cultural, economic, political, diplomatic, ethnic, racial, gendered, religious, global, and ecological themes and approaches
  • In today’s era, often referred to as a “second Gilded Age,” this book offers relevant historical analysis of the factors that helped create contemporary society
  • Fills an important chronological gap in period-based American history collections
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About the author

Christopher McKnight Nichols is Associate Professor of History at Oregon State University. He is author of the award-winning book, Promise and Peril: America at the Dawn of a Global Age (2011), co-editor of Prophesies of Godlessness: Predictions of America’s Imminent Secularization from the Puritans to the Present Day (2008), and Senior Editor of the two volume Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History (2013).

Nancy C. Unger is Professor of History at Santa Clara University. She is the author of Beyond Nature’s Housekeepers: American Women in Environmental History (2012) and the award-winning biographies Fighting Bob La Follette: The Righteous Reformer (2000), and Belle La Follette: Progressive Era Reformer (2016).
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Jan 10, 2017
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Pages
528
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ISBN
9781118913987
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Language
English
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Genres
History / General
History / United States / General
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