The republic for which it stands : the United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896 / Richard White.
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- ISBN: 9780199735815
- ISBN: 0199735816
- Physical Description: xx, 941 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
Contents / Notes
Includes bibliographical essay (pages 873-901) and index.
Part I: Reconstructing the nation. Prologue: Mourning Lincoln ; In the wake of the War ; Radical reconstruction ; The greater reconstruction ; Home ; Gilded liberals ; Triumph of wage labor ; Panic ; Beginning a second century -- Part II: The quest for prosperity. Years of violence ; The party of prosperity ; People in motion ; Liberal orthodoxy and radical opinions ; Dying for progress ; The great upheaval ; Reform ; Westward the course of reform ; The center fails to hold ; The poetry of a pound of steel -- Part III: The crisis arrives. The other half ; Dystopian and utopian America ; The Great Depression ; Things fall apart ; An era ends -- Conclusion.
"Acclaimed historian Richard White offers a fresh and integrated interpretation of Reconstruction and the Gilded Age as the seedbed of modern America"--Jacket.
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