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The gifted generation : when government was good

Author: David R Goldfield
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the post-World War II decades traces the efforts of an activist federal government to guide the U.S. toward a realization of the American Dream, exploring the era's unprecedented economic, social, and environmental growth. --Publisher
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goldfield, David R., 1944-
Gifted generation.
New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2017
(DLC) 2017020004
(OCoLC)987909544
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David R Goldfield
ISBN: 9781620400890 1620400898
OCLC Number: 1011684599
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 534 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
Contents: Crossing the meridian --
Introduction: Good government --
Moving --
Pioneers --
The plowboy --
To secure these rights --
South by north --
The scarlet letter --
The endless frontier --
"To hell with Jews, Jesuits, and steamships!" --
Settlement --
The Swedish Jew --
The wheels of justice --
Yesterday --
Tomorrow --
Steps --
Confidence --
Gifts --
The cowboy --
Interlude --
Being Lincoln --
Patrimony --
A woman's world --
The great American breakthrough --
Blood --
The great regression --
Party lines --
The populist moment --
Stall --
The color line --
The old country --
The great regression.
Other Titles: When government was good
Responsibility: David Goldfield.

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A history of the post-World War II decades traces the efforts of an activist federal government to guide the U.S. toward a realization of the American Dream, exploring the era's unprecedented economic, social, and environmental growth. --Publisher

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