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By Christopher M. Nichols,Nancy C. Unger

A spouse to the Gilded Age and innovative period presents a set of recent historiographic essays masking the years among 1877 and 1920, a interval which observed the U.S. emerge from the ashes of Reconstruction to turn into a global power.

  • The unmarried, definitive source for the newest country of information in relation to the heritage and historiography of the Gilded Age and revolutionary Era
  • Features contributions through prime students in a variety of correct specialties
  • Coverage of the interval comprises geographic, social, cultural, monetary, political, diplomatic, ethnic, racial, gendered, non secular, worldwide, and ecological subject matters and approaches
  • In today’s period, also known as a “second Gilded Age,” this publication deals appropriate historic research of the criteria that helped create modern society
  • Fills an enormous chronological hole in period-based American historical past collections

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