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reckless decade

America in the 1890s

by Henry William Brands

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Spanish-American War, 1898,
    • Eighteen nineties,
    • United States -- History -- 1865-1898

    • Edition Notes

      StatementH.W. Brands.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE661 .B795 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination375 p. ;
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3955724M
      ISBN 100226071162
      LC Control Number2001057009

      The Reckless Decade | Large-scale economic change, job uncertainty, the politics of extremism and paranoia, arguments over America's international role, racial conflicts. Sound familiar?(Fritz Lanham, Houston Chronicle) Just as we do today, Americans of the s faced changes in economics, politics, society, and technology that led to wrenching and sometimes violent Brand: University of Chicago Press. The Reckless Decade America in the s (Book): Brands, H. W.

      Get this from a library! Within our means: the struggle for economic recovery after a reckless decade. [Alfred L Malabre] -- Argues that America had better confront now the most serious political and economic challenge perhaps of our history and learn to live within our means. Describes the ominous consequences of our. The reckless decade: America in the s by Henry William Brands; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Spanish-American War, , Eighteen nineties, Geschichte (); Places: United States, USA; Times:

      A historian peels the romantic veneer off the good old days of late 19th century America. Although Brands (Texas A&M Univ.; The Wages of Globalism, , etc.) notes that issues and events of the s have reverberated down through the 20th century, he is convinced--and convincing--that the story of that volatile decade is inherently interesting and its telling ""requires no . The Reckless Decade America in the s (Book): Brands, H. W.: Complex conflict resolution theories distilled into a user friendly program for domestic tranquility.


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H.W. Brands official website; Website at The University of Texas at Austin; Hauenstein Center Lectures; Booknotes interview The Reckless Decade: America in the s 25 February ; Appearances on C-SPAN.

C-SPAN In Depth interview, 3 July ; Brands discusses Traitor to His Class, Pritzker Military Museum & Library, 22 January ; Brands discusses American Occupation: Historian, Author, Professor. Get this from a library.

The reckless decade: America in the s. [H W Brands] -- A period every bit as turbulent as our own age, the s saw vast changes in the economy, politics, and society of the United States, while giving birth to a technological revolution that would.

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Brands demonstrates that we can learn a lot about the contradictions that lie at the heart of America today by looking at them through the lens of the s. The s saw the closing of the American frontier and a shift toward imperialist ambitions. Populists and muckrakers grappled with robber barons and : University of Chicago Press.

In The Reckless Decade, H. Brands demonstrates that we can learn a lot about the contradictions that lie at the heart of America today by looking at them through the lens of the s. The s saw the closing of the American frontier and a shift toward imperialist ambitions.

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