Spearheads for Reform: Social Settlements and the Progressive Movement, 1890-1914 The Urban Life in America

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1920 American History Series - Industrialism and the American Worker, 1865

Wiley-Blackwell - New to the third edition is a 25-page photographic essay and a consideration of some startling parallels between the national experience of American workers during the age of industrialization and the experience of the American worker over the last two decades. Like its predecessors, the third edition of this popular text considers the lives of ordinary working people and the problems they faced in the crucial period 1865-1920, while focusing on the impact of industrialization and workers' reactions to it.

Used book in Good Condition. Pointing out that labor reform was a hard-won, professor Dubofsky also discusses the development of labor organizations, the impact of immigration on them, often violent battle, and the World War I era alliance between government and labor.





The First New South, 1865-1920 The American History Series

Harlan Davidson - Used book in Good Condition. The problem, was not that the New South was not new, he says, but that it was not new enough. He explores ways in which this was due to a combination of spectacular changes in the North and resistance to change in the South. Throughout the book, the author emphasizes issues and characteristics that produced internal divisions as well as unity among both blacks and whites, treating neither as monolithic groups.

The book examines critical questions, rabinowitz argues, such as in what ways was the First New South different from the Old South yet still unlike the North? Despite the impact of change, by 1920 the South was more as it had been in 1865 and less like the North than New South proponents had claimed.

The First New South, 1865-1920 The American History Series - In the first new south, 1865-1920, Howard N. Central to that adjustment was the status of the region's newly free black population who played an active role in the drama. Rabinowitz examines the myth and the reality of the period in which the South sought to adjust to the political, economic, and social upheavals of the post-Civil War years.

In the aftermath of the civil war, white southerners clung to the hope that a "New South" would arise from the ashes of the old. Used book in Good Condition.





America in the Gilded Age: Third Edition

NYU Press - New york University Press. Used book in Good Condition. When the first edition of america in the gilded age was published in 1984, it soon acquired the status of a classic, and was widely acknowledged as the first comprehensive account of the latter half of the nineteenth century to appear in many years. Used book in Good Condition.

. Revised and extended chapters focusing on immigration, labor, and the American Renaissance are accompanied by a wealth of augmented and enhanced illustrations, the great cities, many new to this addition. Sean dennis cashman traces the political and social saga of America as it passed through the momentous transformation of the Industrial Revolution and the settlement of the West.





The City Beautiful Movement Creating the North American Landscape

Johns Hopkins University Press - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Critics of the turn-of-the-century's City Beautiful Movement denounced its projects―broad, tree-lined boulevards and monumental but low-lying civic buildings―as grandiose and unnecessary. New york University Press. Used book in Good Condition. In this masterful analysis, William H.

Wilson sees the movement as its founders did: as an exercise in participatory politics aimed at changing the way citizens thought about cities.





Strangers in the Land: Patterns of American Nativism; 1860-1925

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Sport in Industrial America, 1850-1920

Wiley-Blackwell - New edition maintains the book’s acclaimed level of research, ethnicity, and sport’s role in manifesting city, class, analysis, sport in educational institutions, and readability Explores topics including urbanization, regional, women in sport, and national pride. New york University Press. Riess’s well-loved synthesis of the development of sport during one of the most transformational times in the nation’s history.

Features a newly revised and updated Bibliographical Essay Used book in Good Condition. Includes an entirely new chapter on the globalization of American sport Includes a new bank of photographs and images. Used book in Good Condition. Sport in industrial america, 1850-1920 presents the second edition of Stephen A.

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Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Du Bois, and the Struggle for Racial Uplift The African American Experience Series

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - Du bois, his association with tuskegee institute's industrial education program, which included an attack on Washington, which began in 1903 when Du Bois published The Souls of Black Folk, and accommodationism. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Booker T. The clash between Du Bois and Washington escalated over the next 12 years.

New york University Press. Washington, W. E. B. Used book in Good Condition. Washington and W. E. B. Used book in Good Condition. This book traces the argument between Booker T. Du bois, race relations, and the struggle for Racial Uplift is an excellent resource for courses in African American history, and minority and ethnic politics.





Strangers in the Land: Patterns of American Nativism, 1860-1925

Rutgers University Press - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The book thus focuses on points of conflict, "antagonisms that belong within ideologies of passionate national consciousness. For example, higham's explains the 100 percent American movement in terms of progressive ideals and the desire of Americans to shape immigrants into a particular ideal of "Americanness" through education and assimilation.

Strangers in the land is, then, a history of public opinion, whose purpose is to show how nativism evolved in society and in action. This intellectual construct eventually gave way to the racial thinking to which Higham assigns much influence in the efforts to restrict immigration. Higham admits being repelled by the nationalist delusions of the Cold War, again helping to explain why his study concentrates on seeking some explanation for the irrational and violent outbreaks.

Strangers in the Land: Patterns of American Nativism, 1860-1925 - Higham's work stands as the seminal work in the history of American nativism. New york University Press. Used book in Good Condition. He significantly moves beyond previous treatments of nativism, both in chronology and in interpretive sophistication. He saw his work as part of a renewed interest in the study of nationalism following the national upheavals in the wake of the McCarthy hearings.

The work is a careful, well-documented study of nationalism and ethnic prejudice, and chronicles the power and violence of these two ideas in American society from 1860 to 1925. Used book in Good Condition.





Farewell, My Nation: The American Indian and the United States in the Nineteenth Century

Wiley-Blackwell - Used book in Good Condition. New york University Press. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Like its predecessor, as battle after battle was fought, the second edition of Philip Weeks's highly popular volume illuminates the problems caused by westward expansion in the nineteenth century, treaty after treaty was broken.

. Used book in Good Condition. Informed by the latest scholarship and expanded to consider the entire scope of U. S-indian relations in the nineteenth century, the second edition of the engaging Farewell, My Nation provides important supplemental reading for the U. S history survey and essential text for courses in American Indian studies.

Farewell, My Nation: The American Indian and the United States in the Nineteenth Century - Used book in Good Condition. Weeks discusses the three possible resolutions undertaken in varying degrees by the U. S. Used book in Good Condition. Government –separation, concentration, and Americanization– as he guides the reader through the significant changes in Indian-White relations during this pivotal time.





Farewell, My Nation: The American Indian and the United States, 1820-1890 The American History Series

Harlan Davidson - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The author argues that the defeat of the sioux at wounded Knee in 1890 resolved the problem as to what to do with the American Indians and marked the start of the evolution of white America's policies: separation, concentration and Americanization.

Used book in Good Condition. Starting with the positions advocated by various groups in colonial America, Weeks explores the historical forces that led to the widespread acceptance of separation. New york University Press. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.