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Changing the world : American progressives in war and revolution

Author: Alan Dawley
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2003.
Series: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In May of 1919, women from around the world gathered in Zurich, Switzerland, and proclaimed, "We dedicate ourselves to peace!" Just months after the end of World War I, the Womens International League for Peace and Freedom--a group led by American progressive Jane Addams and comprising veteran campaigners for social reform--knew that a peaceful world was essential to their ongoing quest for social and economic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Dawley
ISBN: 069111322X 9780691113227 0691122350 9780691122359
OCLC Number: 50417398
Description: x, 409 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The new internationalism --
Empire and reform --
Messianic America --
World war and revolution --
World leader --
The millennial moment --
Retreat from reform --
Progressive rebirth --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Responsibility: Alan Dawley.
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Focusing on world-historical events of empire, revolution, war, and peace, this work shows how American reformers invented a new politics built around progressive internationalism. It retrieves the  Read more...

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