By William A. Link, Susannah J. Link
This quantity provides records that illustrate the diversity of reports and issues desirous about the transformation of yankee political, financial, and social platforms throughout the Gilded Age and innovative period (1870-1920).
Includes approximately 70 records which conceal the interval from the top of the Civil conflict and Reconstruction within the 1870s via global battle I
Explores the stories of individuals in the course of the Gilded Age and innovative period from various assorted views, together with very important political and cultural leaders in addition to daily individuals
Charts the nationalization of yankee existence and the institution of the U.S. as an international power
Introduces scholars to ancient research and encourages them to interact significantly with basic sources
Introductory fabrics from the editors situate the records inside of their ancient context
A bibliography offers crucial feedback for extra analyzing and research
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