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By Charles W. Calhoun,Eric Arnesen,Robert G. Barrows,Michael Les Benedict,Ballard C. Campbell,W. Bernard Carlson,Stacy A. Cordery,Ruth C. Crocker,Roger Daniels,Edmund J., Jr. Danziger,Leslie H., Jr. Fishel,Joseph A. Fry,Lewis L. Gould,Ellen M. Litwicki,Worth

The usa that entered the 20 th century used to be enormously diverse from the country that emerged from the Civil battle. Industrialization, mass immigration, the starting to be presence of ladies within the workforce, and the speedy increase of the towns had remodeled American society.

Broad in scope, The Gilded Age brings jointly 16 unique essays that provide vigorous syntheses of contemporary scholarship whereas making their very own interpretive arguments. those attractive items enable scholars to contemplate many of the societal, cultural and political elements that make learning the Gilded Age the most important to our knowing of the United States this present day. Charles W. Calhoun connects all of those essays with a complete advent that locations every one article in an comprehensible ancient context. For the second one variation of this winning e-book, every one essay was once revised and 3 new items were extra that discover expertise, consumerism, highbrow existence, and race in overdue 19th century America.

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