The Gilded Age/Progressive Era Products

  • Belle La Follette

    Progressive Era Reformer

    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

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder

    American Writer on the Prairie

    By Sallie Ketcham

    Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote stories that have defined the American frontier for generations of readers. As both author and character in her own books, she became one of the most famous figures in American children’s literature. Her famous Little House on the Prairie series, based on her childhood in…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • The Homestead Strike

    Labor, Violence, and American Industry

    By Paul Kahan

    On July 6, 1892, three hundred armed Pinkerton agents arrived in Homestead, Pennsylvania to retake the Carnegie Steelworks from the company's striking workers. As the agents tried to leave their boats, shots rang out and a violent skirmish began. The confrontation at Homestead was a turning point…

    Paperback – 2013-12-14
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern


    By Jeffrey H. Hacker

    The Gilded Age and Dawn of the Modern: 1877-1919, a new title in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the Gilded Age and early twentieth century. It brings…

    Paperback – 2013-10-15
    History Through Literature

  • Order and Control in American Socio-Economic Thought

    Social Scientists and Progressive-Era Reform

    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…

    Hardback – 2012-01-16
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Spanish-American War 1895-1902

    Conflict in the Caribbean and the Pacific

    By Joseph Smith

    Fought in both Caribbean and Pacific and turning on America's superior naval strength, this short but decisive war had momentous consequences internationally. It ended Spain's imperial power, and the US emerged for the first time as an active force in world affairs, acquiring -- amidst much…

    Paperback – 1994-08-01
    Modern Wars In Perspective

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