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The early twentieth century was a time of technological revolution in the United States. New inventions and corporations were transforming the economic landscape, bringing a stunning array of consumer goods, millions of additional jobs, and ever more wealth. Steven J. Diner draws on the rich scholarship of recent social history to show how these changes affected Americans of all backgrounds and walks of life, and in doing so offers a striking new interpretation of a crucial epoch in our history.

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The early twentieth century, like our own Information Age, was a time of technological revolution in America, with new inventions and consumer goods, new jobs, and ever more wealth. Steven J. Diner shows how these changes affected Americans of diverse backgrounds, and in so doing offers a striking new interpretation of a crucial epoch in our national history.

About the Author

Steven J. Diner, professor of history at George Mason University, is the author or editor of five other books, including A City and Its Universities: Public Policy in Chicago. He lives in Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809016112
Author:
Diner, Steven J.
Publisher:
Hill & Wang
Author:
Diner, Steven J.
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Progressivism (united states politics)
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Turn of the Century
Subject:
United States - Reconstruction Period (1865-1877)
Subject:
United States - 20th Century/Depression
Subject:
General Technology
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
United States Social conditions 1865-1918.
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
General
Subject:
US History - 20th Century
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Subject:
Social history
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19980831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.77 x 0.86 in
Age Level:
Americans of the Progressive Era (Pbk)

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"Synopsis" by , The early twentieth century, like our own Information Age, was a time of technological revolution in America, with new inventions and consumer goods, new jobs, and ever more wealth. Steven J. Diner shows how these changes affected Americans of diverse backgrounds, and in so doing offers a striking new interpretation of a crucial epoch in our national history.
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