Standing At Armageddon Pa (New)

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  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 4/17/2008
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Standing at Armageddon is a comprehensive and lively historical account of America's shift from a rural and agrarian society to an urban and industrial society. Nell Irvin Painter will be featured in the PBS multipart series The Progressive Era with Bill Moyers, which coincides with the release of the updated edition of this acclaimed work.

Author Biography

Nell Irvin Painter is the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and the author of several books, including Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol; Southern History Across the Color Line; Creating Black Americans; and The History of White People (2009). She is featured in the PBS multipart series "The Progressive Era with Bill Moyers"

Table of Contents

Preface to the 2008 Editionp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
The Tocsin Soundsp. 1
The Great Upheavalp. 36
Remediesp. 72
The Depression of the 1890sp. 110
The White Man's Burdenp. 141
Prosperityp. 170
Race and Disfranchisementp. 216
Woman Suffrage and Women Workersp. 231
The Progressive Erap. 253
Warsp. 283
The European War Takes Overp. 306
The Great Unrestp. 344
Epiloguep. 381
Afterwordp. 391
Indexp. 401
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