By Elisabeth Israels Perry
This Companion is an alphabetical encyclopedia of the Gilded Age & innovative period (GAPE) within the usa, starting in 1877 with the tip of Reconstruction and lengthening to 1919-20, the tip of global battle I and the start of the Harding management. Combining fabrics from conventional political background with more recent fabrics from social, ethnic, and cultural heritage, the publication displays historiographic tendencies that experience stimulated the writing of Gilded Age and revolutionary period histories lately. those contain revisiting significant occasions with gender and race on the heart; asking new questions on the position of monetary swap and social pursuits; utilizing literary and important race theories to learn conventional proof, resembling court docket documents and army and diplomatic experiences, in new methods; realizing the growing to be connections during this interval of the USA with different components of the realm (globalism); and emphasizing the relationship among exertions and fiscal tendencies and social and political movements.
The Gilded Age and revolutionary period: A scholar Companion comprises articles on total tendencies (immigration, schooling, song, sports), social hobbies (anarchism, baby hard work move, client circulate, conservation movement), phrases (armistice, departmental store, chautauqua), corporations (American Expeditionary strength, Knights of work, Republican party), concerns (gender kin, race relations), occasions (Haymarket sq. bloodbath, Palmer raids, Pullman strike), felony instances (Lochner v. New York), legislation (Chinese Exclusion Act, Meat Inspection Act, Selective provider Act), ethnic teams (Mexicans, Chinese), monetary matters (trusts, medical management), and biographies. The articles are cross-referenced and feature assets for particular additional interpreting. Backmatter contains chronology, normal extra analyzing and internet sites, and index. Black-and-white illustrations--including photos, maps, advantageous arts, and graphics--complement the text.
Oxford's pupil partners to American background are state of the art references for college and residential, in particular designed and written for a long time 12 via grownup. every one e-book is a concise yet entire A-to-Z advisor to an incredible historic interval or subject in U.S. heritage, with articles on key matters and sought after contributors. The authors--distinguished students famous of their components of expertise--ensure that the entries are actual, updated, and obtainable. distinct positive factors comprise an introductory part on the right way to use the e-book, extra examining lists, cross-references, chronology, and whole index.