american 1890's
  • Author : larzer ziff
  • Release Date : 05 July 1966
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The American 1890s

The American 1890s

Author : Susan Harris Smith,Melanie Dawson
Publisher : Duke University Press
Genre : History
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DIVAn anthology of articles from periodicals of the 1890s, chosen to reflect various aspects of American culture during the last fin-de-siecle./div...

The Reckless Decade

The Reckless Decade

Author : H.W. Brands
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : History
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Beautifully written and wonderfully absorbing, The Reckless Decade is the most accessible survey history of America's turbulent 1890s ever composed.-Douglas Brinkley Just as we do today, Americans of the 1890s faced changes in economics, politics, society, and technology that led to wrenching and sometimes violent tensions between rich and ...

The American Century

The American Century

Author : Walter LaFeber,Richard Polenberg,Nancy Woloch
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : History
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The new edition of this classic text on modern U.S. history brings the story of contemporary America into the second decade of the twenty-first century with new coverage of the Obama presidency and the 2012 elections. Written by three highly respected scholars, the book seamlessly blends political, social, cultural, intellectual, ...

America s New Empire

America s New Empire

Author : Richard F. Hamilton
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : History
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In this volume, Hamilton deals with some of the antecedents and the outcome of the Spanish-American war, specifically, the acquisition of an American empire. It critiques the "progressive" view of those events, questioning the notion that businessmen (and compliant politicians) aggressively sought new markets, particularly those of Asia. Hamilton shows ...

Horror Noire

Horror Noire

Author : Robin R Means Coleman
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Performing Arts
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From King Kong to Candyman, the boundary-pushing genre of the horror film has always been a site for provocative explorations of race in American popular culture. In Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from 1890's to Present, Robin R. Means Coleman traces the history of notable characterizations of blackness ...

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

Author : David Treuer
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : History
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FINALIST FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Named a best book of 2019 by The New York Times, TIME, The Washington Post, NPR, Hudson Booksellers, The New York Public Library, The Dallas Morning News, and Library Journal. "Chapter after ...

The American 1890s

The American 1890s

Author : Larzer Ziff
Publisher : New York : Viking Press
Genre : American literature
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Describes American society at the end of the nineteenth century in terms of the new writers whose real influence was not felt until years later....

Men in the American Women   s Rights Movement  1830   1890

Men in the American Women s Rights Movement 1830 1890

Author : Hélène Quanquin
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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This book studies male activists in American feminism from the 1830s to the late 19th century, using archival work on personal papers as well as public sources to demonstrate their diverse and often contradictory advocacy of women’s rights, as important but also cumbersome allies. Focussing mainly on nine men—...

The Cycling City

The Cycling City

Author : Evan Friss
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : History
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As Evan Friss shows in his mordant history of urban bicycling in the late nineteenth century, the bicycle has long told us much about cities and their residents. In a time when American cities were chaotic, polluted, and socially and culturally impenetrable, the bicycle inspired a vision of an improved ...

Global Dawn

Global Dawn

Author : Frank A Ninkovich
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Genre : Uncategorized
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Why did the United States become a global power? Frank Ninkovich shows that a cultural predisposition for thinking in global terms blossomed in the late nineteenth century, making possible the rise to world power as American liberals of the time took a wide-ranging interest in the world. Of little practical ...

US Expansionism

US Expansionism

Author : David Healy
Publisher : University of Wisconsin Pres
Genre : History
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Americans, in viewing the globe in 1897, saw a world of empires that were dynamic and fast-growing. Western powers such as Germany, France, and particularly Great Britain were making colonial imperialism fashionable, and the United States, eager to flex its muscles as an emerging world power, was swept along with the ...

Hanging Together

Hanging Together

Author : John Higham
Publisher : Yale University Press
Genre : Social Science
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This book presents three decades of writings by one of America's most distinguished historians. John Higham, renowned for his influential works on immigration, ethnicity, political symbolism, and the writing of history, here traces the changing contours of American culture since its beginnings, focusing on the ways that an extraordinarily mobile ...

The Piano in America  1890 1940

The Piano in America 1890 1940

Author : Craig H. Roell
Publisher : UNC Press Books
Genre : History
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Roell uses company records and the popular press to chronicle the piano industry through changing values, business strategies, economic conditions, and technology. For Roell, as for the industry, music is a byproduct. Originally published in 1991. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital ...