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Pastorello, Karen

The Progressives: Activism and Reform in American Society, 1893 - 1917

Pastorello, Karen - The Progressives: Activism and Reform in American Society, 1893 - 1917, ebook

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The Progressives offers comprehensive coverage of the origins, evolution, and notable events that came to define the pivotal period of American history known as the Progressive Era.

  • Offers a rich, in-depth analysis of who the progressives were and the process through which they identified and attacked social, economic, and political injustices
  • Features an up-to-date synthesis of the literature of the field including comprehensive treatment of the role of women in the Progressive Movement
  • Considers the movement’s enduring impact  – and how its vision for a better society became transfixed in the American social consciousness and helped to create the modern welfare state
  • Part of the well-respected American History series
  • Integrates themes of class, race, ethnicity, and gender throughout, offering a concise and engaging account of a fascinating era in U.S. history that forever changed the relationship between a democratic government and its citizens

Keywords: US History, Progressive Era, Progressive Movement, U.S. History, Labor movement, immigration, welfare state, welfare history, American history, American labor history, immigration history, urbanization, industrialization, working class, early 20th-century American history, women in the Progressive Movement, American History Series

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The American History Series
Page amount
272 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118651124
Printed ISBN
9781118651070

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