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by T. Adams Upchurch

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Author: T. Adams Upchurch
ISBN: 0810858290
ISBN13: 978-0810858299
Language: English
Publisher: Scarecrow Press (April 13, 2009)
Pages: 320
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The Historical Dictionary of the Gilded Age relates the history of the major events, issues, people, and themes of the American "Gilded Age" (1869-1899). This period of unprecedented economic growth and technical advancement is chronicled in this reference and includes a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries.

Start by marking Historical Dictionary of the Gilded Age as Want to Read . The Gilded Age was an important three-decade period in American history. It was a time of transition, when the United States began to recover from its Civil War and post-war rebuilding phase.

Start by marking Historical Dictionary of the Gilded Age as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. It was as a time of progress in technology and industry, of regression in race relations, and of stagnation in politics and foreign affairs. It was a time when poor southerners began The Gilded Age was an important three-decade period in American history.

Part of the publisher's Historical Dictionaries of . The dictionary's more than 800 entries are organized alphabetically, with . Historical Eras series, it seeks to place the war in context by encompassing the years 1844-1877. The dictionary's more than 800 entries are organized alphabetically, with numerous see references to main entries. Key personnel, battles, legislation, legal cases, and elections are all covered. The main figures (Lincoln, Davis) are represented with lengthy, multipage biographies, with lesser figures receiving approximately one page. This book is in many respects very informative and one can learn a lot from reading it. (History: The Journal Of The Historical Association) Essential.

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This concise dictionary is a comprehensive reference to the colorful period that marks the emergence of the US. .Stretching roughly from 1877 to 1901, the Gilded Age was an era noted for extremes - vast fortunes and booming cities on the one hand; widespread poverty on the other.

This concise dictionary is a comprehensive reference to the colorful period that marks the emergence of the US as a modern nation.

Items related to Historical Dictionary of Colonial America (Historical. This volume, one in a series of such reference works on political eras and politics, is written by Pencak (Penn State Univ. a noted professor with over 30 years' experience in the field of colonial history. Pencak, William A. Historical Dictionary of Colonial America (Historical Dictionaries of . Politics and Political Eras). ISBN 13: 9780810855878. It features brief A-Z entries on people, places, organizations and institutions, issues, and events relevant to the period 1607-1763.

In United States history, the Gilded Age was an era that occurred during the late 19th century, from the 1870s to about 1900. The term for this period came into use in the 1920s and 1930s and was derived from writer Mark Twain's and Charles Dudley Warner's 1873 novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today, which satirized an era of serious social problems masked by a thin gold gilding. The early half of the Gilded Age roughly coincided with the mid-Victorian era in Britain and the Belle Époque in France

This article focuses on political, economic and diplomatic history; for more on social history see Gilded Ag. Historical Dictionary of Reconstruction.

Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the United States (1976) series D726 and D736 pp 164–5. p. 214. ^ Eric Foner, A Short History of Reconstruction (1990) pp 217–37.

The Gilded Age was an important three-decade period in American history. It was a time of transition, when the United States began to recover from its Civil War and post-war rebuilding phase. It was as a time of progress in technology and industry, of regression in race relations, and of stagnation in politics and foreign affairs. It was a time when poor southerners began farming for a mere share of the crop rather than for wages, when pioneers settled in the harsh land and climate of the Great Plains, and when hopeful prospectors set out in search of riches in the gold fields out West.The Historical Dictionary of the Gilded Age relates the history of the major events, issues, people, and themes of the American "Gilded Age" (1869-1899). This period of unprecedented economic growth and technical advancement is chronicled in this reference and includes a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries.
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