New Spirits

3rd Edition

Americans in the Gilded Age: 1865-1905

Rebecca Edwards
eISBN-13: 9780190643126

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New Spirits: Americans in the "Gilded Age," 1865-1905, Third Edition, provides a fascinating look at one of the most crucial chapters in U.S. history. Rejecting the stereotype of a "Gilded Age" dominated by "robber barons," author Rebecca Edwards invites us to look more closely at the period when the United States became a modern industrial nation and asserted its place as a leader on the world stage.

In a concise, engaging narrative, Edwards recounts the contradictions of the era, including stories of tragedy and injustice alongside tales of humor, endurance, and triumph. She offers a balanced perspective that considers many viewpoints, including those of native-born whites, Native Americans, African Americans, and an array of Asian, Mexican, and European immigrants.

Sold By Oxford University Press
ISBNs 9780190217174, 0190217170, 9780190217174, 9780190643126, 0190643129
Language English
Number of Pages 265
Edition 3rd