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Tyranny of Change America in the Progressive Era, 1890-1920

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ISBN-10: 0813527996

ISBN-13: 9780813527994

Edition: 3rd 2000

Authors: John Whiteclay Ii Chambers, John Whiteclay Chambers

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List price: $41.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 3/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Preface to the 2000 Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Crisis of the 1890s
A New Kind of Growth
The Age of Industrialism
Prelude to the Twentieth Century
New Jobs, New Roles
The Weakened Spring of Government
Politics in the Depression Decade
The Taste of Empire
The Challenge of Change
The Corporate Revolution
The Great Merger Movement
The Mass Production, Mass Consumption Society
Changes in Work and the Work Force
Productivity and Pain in Agriculture
The New Corporate Economy
A Changing Society and Culture
A Growing Nation
Class and Status in American Society
Women, the Family, and Sexuality
Modernism and Institutions: Schools, Hospitals, Places of Worship
The Challenge of the City
A New Mass Consumption Culture
Aviation and the Promise of Technology
Modernism in Thought and Art
The Progressive Impulse
The Great Light
Progressives as Interventionists
The Progressive Agenda
The Development of Nationwide Reform
Voluntarism as a Middle Way
Reform in the Cities
Progressivism in the States
The Progressive Impulse
The Washington Whirligig
The Death of a President
Theodore Roosevelt: The Warrior as President
The Square Deal, 1901-1909
Taft versus the Insurgents, 1909-1913
Woodrow Wilson: The Scholar as Chief Executive
The New Freedom, 1913-1916
Political Modernization
Taking the Flag Overseas
The Road to Interventionism
Roosevelt's Big-Stick Diplomacy
Taft's Dollar Diplomacy
Wilson's Missionary Diplomacy
World War I: U.S. Neutrality, 1914-1916
The Road to Belligerency, 1916-1917
The Debate over American Entry
World War I and the Search for a New World Order, 1917-1920
America Goes to War
Mobilizing the Home Front
Workers and War: Organized Labor, Women, and Minorities
Victory in France, Defeat in the Soviet Union
The Diplomacy of Peacemaking and the Rejection of the League
Domestic Discord and Repression
The Meaning of the Progressive Era
The Interventionist Impulse
"Modernization" in World Perspective
Cycles of Reform
The Legacy of the Progressive Era
The Progressive Era and the Nature of Modern America