A Companion to the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jan 10, 2017
Product Number: EB00718970
Released: Jan 31, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118913987
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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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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