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Historical dictionary of the Progressive Era

Author: Catherine Cocks; Peter Holloran; Alan Lessoff
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009.
Series: Historical dictionaries of U.S. historical eras, no. 12
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The Progressive Era, the period in the United States between 1898 and 1917, was a time of great social, political, and industrial change. Following the Spanish-American War of 1898, an event that signaled the emergence of the United States as a great power, the country soon was involved in its first overseas guerrilla war, in the Philippines. Vast changes in communications and transportation, immigration and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cocks, Catherine, 1967-
Historical dictionary of the Progressive Era.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008041295
(OCoLC)259754313
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Cocks; Peter Holloran; Alan Lessoff
ISBN: 9780810862937 081086293X
OCLC Number: 315479842
Description: 1 online resource (626 pages).
Contents: Editor's Foreword; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; Appendix 1: Presidents and Their Administrations 1893-1921; Appendix 2: Constitutional Amendments; Bibliography; About the Authors; photospread.
Series Title: Historical dictionaries of U.S. historical eras, no. 12
Responsibility: Catherine Cocks, Peter Holloran, Alan Lessoff.

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A lively, accessible overview of the important people, organizations, events, and themes in the United States between 1898 and 1917, the Historical Dictionary of the Progressive Era is the most  Read more...

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