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Progressivism

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ISBN-10: 0882958143

ISBN-13: 9780882958149

Edition: 1983

Authors: Arthur S. Link, Richard L. McCormick, Abraham S. Eisenstadt, John Hope Franklin

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A brief, interpretive analysis of the highly ambitious American reform movements from the 1890s to 1917 that shows progressivism to have been a vital and significant phenomenon although there was no unified progressive movement. Link and McCormick succeed in making the events comprehensible while at the same time conveying a strong sense of the complexity and contradictions of the era.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1983
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/15/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 149
Size: 5.45" wide x 8.00" long x 0.34" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Arthur S. Link: August 8, 1920 - March 26, 1998 Arthur S. Link was born in New Market, Virginia, to a German Lutheran family. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received a B.A. in 1941 and a Ph.D. in 1945. He was the leading specialist on Woodrow Wilson, with a five volume biography of Wilson (to the start of the First World War). In addition, he edited 69 volumes of Wilson's papers. Although he wrote numerous textbooks, he concentrated his scholarship on the politics and diplomacy of the decade 1910-1920. Link taught at Princeton University (1945-1949 and 1960-1992), and Northwestern University (1949-1960). He died of lung cancer at age 77 on March…    

The son of an attorney who practiced before the U.S. Supreme Court, John Hope Franklin was born in Rentiesville, Oklahoma on January 2, 1915. He received a B. A. from Fisk University in 1935 and a master's degree in 1936 and a Ph.D. in 1941 from Harvard University. During his career in education, he taught at a numerous institutions including Brooklyn College, Harvard University, the University of Chicago, and Duke University. He also had teaching stints in Australia, China, and Zimbabwe. He has written numerous scholarly works including The Militant South, 1800-1861 (1956); Reconstruction After the Civil War (1961); The Emancipation Proclamation (1963); and The Color Line: Legacy for the…    

Progressivism in History
Who Were the Progressives?
The Origins of Progressivism
The Character and Spirit of Progressivism
A Transformation of Politics and Government
Progressivism in the Cities and States
Progressivism Moves to Washington
The Decline of parties and the Rise of Interest Groups
The Transformation of Governance
Social Justice and Social Control
The Social Progressives
The Reforming Professionals
The Coercive Progressives
Epilogue: The Decline and Endurance of Progressivism
Bibliographical Essay
Index