The Gilded Age/Progressive Era Products

  • Theodore Roosevelt

    A Manly President’s Gendered Personal and Political Transformations, 1st Edition

    By Neil H Cogan

    Theodore Roosevelt explores the personal and political life of the 26th President of the U.S.A. It considers among other things his ‘manliness’, a gendered framework of traits for the Gilded Age and Progressive Period guiding him and other men in business, politics and war, and shows how the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Daniel Wells

    The Routledge History of Nineteenth-Century America provides an important overview of the main themes within the study of the long nineteenth century. The book explores major currents of research over the past few decades to give an up-to-date synthesis of nineteenth-century history. It shows how…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • When Women Won The Vote

    The Final Decade, 1910-1920, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Opdycke

    When Women Won the Vote focuses on the final decade (1910–1920) of American women’s fight for the vote—a fight that had already been underway for more than sixty years, and which culminated in the passage of the 19th amendment in 1920. Sandra Opdycke reveals how woman suffragists campaigned in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Judicializing the Administrative State

    The Rise of the Independent Regulatory Commissions in the United States, 1883-1937, 1st Edition

    By Hiroshi Okayama

    A basic feature of the modern US administrative state taken for granted by legal scholars but neglected by political scientists and historians is its strong judiciality. Formal, or court-like, adjudication was the primary method of first-order agency policy making during the first half of the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • The History of the Irish Famine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King, Gerard Moran

    The Great Irish Famine remains one of the most lethal famines in modern world history and a watershed moment in the development of modern Ireland – socially, politically, demographically and culturally. In the space of only four years, Ireland lost twenty-five per cent of its population as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10

  • New York: Art and Cultural Capital of the Gilded Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret R. Laster, Chelsea Bruner

    Fueled by a flourishing capitalist economy, undergirded by advancements in architectural design and urban infrastructure, and patronized by growing bourgeois and elite classes, New York’s built environment was dramatically transformed in the 1870s and 1880s. This book argues that this constituted…

    Hardback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerald Podair, Darren Dochuk

    The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States is a comprehensive introduction to the most important trends and developments in the study of modern United States history. Driven by interdisciplinary scholarship, the thirty-four original chapters underscore the vast range of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge Histories

  • The 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing

    Anarchy and Terrorism in Progressive Era America, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey A. Johnson

    This book places the 1916 San Francisco Preparedness Day Bombing within the broader context of American radicalism and isolationism during the Progressive Era. A concise narrative and key primary documents offer readers an introduction to this episode of domestic violence and the subsequent,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The Espionage and Sedition Acts

    World War I and the Image of Civil Liberties, 1st Edition

    By Mitchell Newton-Matza

    The Espionage and Sedition Acts of 1917-1918 mark one of the most controversial moments in American history. Even as President Woodrow Wilson justified US entry into World War I on the grounds that it would "make the world safe for democracy," the act curtailed civil liberties at home by making it…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Ida B. Wells

    Social Activist and Reformer, 1st Edition

    By Kristina DuRocher

    Born into slavery in 1862, Ida B. Wells went on to become an influential reformer and leader in the African American community. A Southern black woman living in a time when little social power was available to people of her race or gender, Ida B. Wells made an extraordinary impact on American…

    Paperback – 2016-09-12
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Order and Control in American Socio-Economic Thought

    Social Scientists and Progressive-Era Reform, 1st Edition

    By Charles McCann

    The Progressive Era is generally regarded as a period of extraordinary social, political, and economic change, affecting virtually every aspect of American life. In the last decades of the nineteenth century, American social scientists, drawing on their experiences with the German social welfare…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Belle La Follette

    Progressive Era Reformer, 1st Edition

    By Nancy C. Unger

    In 1931, the New York Times hailed Belle Case La Follette as "probably the least known yet most influential of all the American women who have had to do with public affairs." A dedicated advocate for women's suffrage, peace, and other causes, she served as a key advisor to her husband, leading…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10
    Routledge Historical Americans

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