Historical Dictionary of the Gilded Age - Historical Dictionaries of U.S. Politics and Political Eras (Hardback)T. Adams Upchurch (author)
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Publisher: Scarecrow Press
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 572 g
Dimensions: 227 x 149 x 25 mm
Spanning 1869 through 1889, this volume by Upchurch manages to cover the major players, issues, and events, while also introducing those issues that began in this period and would later define the Progressive Era that followed. . . . This single-volume reference work includes 232 well-written and concise, yet surprisingly detailed, entries with numerous cross-references. It will appeal to students and scholars of American history. Recommended. * CHOICE, December 2009 *
Author Upchurch is well positioned to produce this handy and fascinating reference work. . . . Readers will find a number of special features quite useful. . . . This is a book worth having for anyone interested in American society during the latter half of the nineteenth century. * American Reference Books Annual *
Much to recommend it, and general readers will find it useful.... Excellent array of entries on political practices and reforms.... The entries provide at least entry-level enlightment, and usually a lot more. * Reviews in American History, September 2010 *
The vividly written entries will serve as a good starting point for further research. * Library Journal, August 2009 *
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