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The Gilded age and after

John A. DeNovo

The Gilded age and after

selected readings in American history.

by John A. DeNovo

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- 1865-1921 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn A. DeNovo, general editor. Contributing editors: Hugo A. Meier, Gerald G. Eggert [and] Roger R. Trask.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE661 .D37 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination183 p.
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5285580M
      ISBN 100684131501
      LC Control Number72004449
      OCLC/WorldCa524047

        National Book Award nominee Milton Rugoff gives his uniquely revealing view of the Gilded Age in this collective biography of Americans from to Writing on the political spoilsmen, money kings, parvenus, forty-niners, lords of the press, sexual transgressors, and women's rights leaders, Rugoff focuses on thirty-six men and women from /5(3). The Gilded Years CHAPTER 1 As the electric trolley turned the corner onto Raymond Avenue, the driver sang out, “Vassar College!” The elongated vowels of his coarse New York accent reverberated off the walls, though every woman sitting on the wooden seats was already poised to ed on: J

        Octo Stanford historian reexamines United States’ Reconstruction, Gilded Age in new book. Stanford’s Richard White, an American historian, analyzes the United States’ history. Gilded Age by McMillan, Claire and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Gilded Age - AbeBooks Passion for books.

        With his latest book, Rebel Cinderella, he has latched on to an extraordinary love story, with echoes of the classic fairy tale, set in a time of enormous social upheaval during this country’s first Gilded Age. It centers on Rose Pastor Stokes, a penniless Russian Jewish immigrant, socialist, and union organizer, who in married James. Genre/Form: History Sources: Additional Physical Format: Online version: DeNovo, John A. (John August), Gilded age and after. New York, Scribner [].


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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: John A DeNovo. The period takes its name from the earliest of these, The Gilded Age (), written by Mark Twain in collaboration with Charles Dudley Warner.

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with an overlay of gold on some baser metal. The “Gilded Age” refers to the period following Reconstruction, when the American economy grew at its fastest rate in history. The period after Reconstruction, the last few decades of the nineteenth century, was known as the ” Gilded Age,” a term coined by Mark Twain in The Gilded Age was a period of transformation in the economy.

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Their connection deepens after she encounters Jesus in the cave where she is concealing her writings about oppressed : Karin Tanabe. The book is remarkable for two reasons–it is the only novel Twain wrote with a collaborator, and its title very quickly became synonymous with graft, materialism, and corruption in public life.

Historians have adopted "the gilded age" as a descriptive title for the era. The setting moves between Tennessee, Missouri, New York, and Washington, D.C.The Gilded Age: Perspectives on the Origins of Modern America This handy collection of essays provides a nice introduction to various aspects of the Gilded Age.

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