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1860 to 1920


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1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft & Debs-The Election That Changed the Country
1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft & Debs-The Election That Changed the Country
by James Chace
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Four extraordinary men sought the presidency in 1912. Theodore Roosevelt was the charismatic and still wildly popular former president who sought to redirect the Republican Party toward a more nationalistic, less materialistic brand of conservatism and... (read more)

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Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America, 1919
Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America, 1919
by Ann Hagedorn
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In this timely book, an acclaimed author examines America in the watershed year 1919, a time when the nation's struggles eerily resembled our problems today. of photos.... (read more)

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The Response to Industrialism, 1885-1914 (Chicago History of American Civilization)
The Response to Industrialism, 1885-1914 (Chicago History of American Civilization)
by Samuel P Hays
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In this new edition, Samuel P. Hays expands the scope of his pioneering account of the ways in which Americans reacted to industrialism during its early years from 1885 to 1914. Hays now deepens his coverage of cultural transformations in a study well... (read more)

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Some Memories of a Long Life, 1854-1911 (Modern Library)
Some Memories of a Long Life, 1854-1911 (Modern Library)
by Malvina Shan Harlan
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Like Abigail Adams, Malvina Shanklin Harlan witnessed—and gently influenced—national history from the unique perspective of a political leaders wife. Her husband, Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan (1833-1911), played a... (read more)

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America, 1908: The Dawn of Flight, the Race to the Pole, the Invention of the Model T, and the Making of a Modern Nation
America, 1908: The Dawn of Flight, the Race to the Pole, the Invention of the Model T, and the Making of a Modern Nation
by Jim Rasenberger
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A breathtaking ride through the highs and lows of one spectacular, pivotal year in American history. As the earth turned toward the sun on the first morning of 1908, human flight remained, for most Americans, in the realm of myth and dream. But before... (read more)

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The Sea Captain's Wife: A True Story of Love, Race, and War in the Nineteenth Century
The Sea Captain's Wife: A True Story of Love, Race, and War in the Nineteenth Century
by Martha Hodes
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"What a terrific book! I could hardly put it down... A story of triumph over adversity."--James McPherson. Award-winning historian Hodes presents the true, extraordinary story of Eunice Connolly, a woman whose misfortune and defiance make up the grand... (read more)

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Crucible of Reconstruction: War, Radicalism, and Race in Louisiana, 1862-1877
Crucible of Reconstruction: War, Radicalism, and Race in Louisiana, 1862-1877
by Ted Tunnell
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In Crucible of Reconstruction, Ted Tunnell unravels the byzantine complexities of Louisiana's restoration to the Union, from the Federal occupation of New Orleans in 1862 to the downfall of the Radical Republicans a decade and a half later. With new data... (read more)

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Confederate Lady Comes of Age: The Journal of Pauline DeCaradeuc Heyward, 1863-1888
Confederate Lady Comes of Age: The Journal of Pauline DeCaradeuc Heyward, 1863-1888
by Pauline Dec Heyward
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The destruction and rebuilding of southern society as witnessed from the homefront.... (read more)

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Titled Americans, 1890: The Real Heiresses' Guide to Marrying an Aristocrat (Old House Projects)
Titled Americans, 1890: The Real Heiresses' Guide to Marrying an Aristocrat (Old House Projects)
by Chauncey M Depew
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This unique reproduction is the how-to directory which guided wealthy American heiresses in their quest to marry a titled British aristocrat in the turn-of-the-century Downton Abbey era, the core story of the TV series itself. A fascinating Introduction... (read more)

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On the Laps of Gods: The Red Summer of 1919 and the Struggle for Justice That Remade a Nation
On the Laps of Gods: The Red Summer of 1919 and the Struggle for Justice That Remade a Nation
by Robert Whitaker
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They shot them down like rabbits . . . September 30, 1919. The United States teetered on the edge of a racial civil war. During the previous three months, racial fighting had erupted in twenty-five cities. And deep in the Arkansas Delta, black... (read more)

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The colonel's lady on the western frontier :the correspondence of Alice Kirk Grierson
The colonel's lady on the western frontier :the correspondence of Alice Kirk Grierson
by Alice Kirk Grierson
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The modern woman who tries to juggle private and public roles with equilibrium will discover a spiritual ancestor in Alice Kirk Grierson. The colonel's lady spent most of her lift at army outposts on the nineteenth-century western frontier, where she... (read more)

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Reconstruction: Opposing Viewpoints (American History)
Reconstruction: Opposing Viewpoints (American History)
by Brenda Stalcup
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The period 1865-1877 was a time of social transformation and controversy as America struggled to rebuild and redefine itself after the Civil War. This anthology illustrates the significant debates on the restoration of the states of the former... (read more)

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Thomas Mellon & His Times
Thomas Mellon & His Times
by Thomas Mellon
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"This autobiography is an extraordinary treasure... (read more)

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Five of Hearts: An Intimate Portrait of Henry Adams & His Friends (1880-1918)
Five of Hearts: An Intimate Portrait of Henry Adams & His Friends (1880-1918)
by Patricia Otoole
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Draws on letters, diaries, and other manuscripts to recreate the private lives and relations of a group of friends who were influential writers, artists, and political and financial figures. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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American Populism
American Populism
by Robert C Mcmath
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From the first crises in America's farming regions in the 1870s through the fracture and demise of grass-roots protest organizations at the end of the century. American Populism chronicles the Populists' battles with the dominant institutions of an... (read more)

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Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt (American Presidency)
Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt (American Presidency)
by Lewis L Gould
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Eight decades after he left the White House, Theodore Roosevelt remains the most exciting of the twentieth-century presidents. Candidates evoke the name of 'Teddy' Roosevelt to show that they are strong in foreign policy and devoted to the environment.... (read more)

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Prelude to the Century, 1870-1900
Prelude to the Century, 1870-1900
by Time Life
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A series of books chronicling our lives in powerful time capsules, from the dawn of the century -- when horses outnumbered cars 21 million to 8,000 -- to its close.... (read more)

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Coxey's army :an American odyssey
Coxey's army :an American odyssey
by Carlos A Schwantes
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"Relying heavily upon contemporary newspaper accounts, historian Schwantes has put together the story of Coxey's army, the ragtag collection of unemployed who marched to Washington in May 1894 to protest prevailing economic conditions. The story, given... (read more)

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The work ethic in industrial America, 1850-1920
The work ethic in industrial America, 1850-1920
by Daniel T Rodgers
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"Rodgers's book is a study of how technology affects ideas. That is the issue to which Rodgers always returns: how did men and women react to the economy of unprecedented plenty that the 19th-century revolution in power and machines had produced... (read more)

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Creating the New Woman: The Rise of Southern Women's Progressive Culture in Texas, 1893-1918 (Women in American History)
Creating the New Woman: The Rise of Southern Women's Progressive Culture in Texas, 1893-1918 (Women in American History)
by Judith N Mcarthur
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Regionally distinct yet influenced by national trends, women's progressive culture in Texas offers a valuable opportunity to analyze the evolution of women's voluntary associations, their challenges to southern conventions of race and class, and their... (read more)

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