Reforming America [2 volumes]: A Thematic Encyclopedia and Document Collection of the Progressive Era (Hardback)Jeffrey A. Johnson (editor)
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Presenting a detailed look at the individuals, themes, and moments that shaped this important Progressive Era in American history, this valuable reference spans 25 years of reform and provides multidisciplinary insights into the period.
* Offers more than 200 entries on the most significant people, places, themes, and moments of the era in one collected two-volume work
* Presents authoritative information by scholars and specialists in the period
* Enables readers to gain a sense of the times through an understanding of the problems, viewpoints, and approaches that dominated the day
Number of pages: 824
Weight: 2259 g
Dimensions: 259 x 183 x 61 mm
"This two-volume work includes well-researched, multiple-page, signed entries on a wide range of topics accessible to diverse audiences. Entries provide enough context to serve as an introduction for novices yet include enough depth and reference to other research to satisfy more sophisticated investigators; sources generally include both classic and up-to-date works. . . . It ends with a useful bibliographic essay, which offers interested readers many good choices and an excellent place from which to start on their research. Summing Up: Highly recommended. All libraries. All levels." - Choice
"Overall, this title succeeds in surfacing new topics for student researchers and presents helpful avenues to further inquiry. . . . A useful tool for undergraduate students exploring American history at an introductory level." - Library Journal
"Reforming America is a workmanlike addition to the reference shelves and a handy source for students." - Reference Reviews
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