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An age of extremes

Author: Joy Hakim
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Covers the period of American history from the 1880s to World War I.
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Genre/Form: Series
Literature
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joy Hakim
ISBN: 019515259X 9780195152593 0195153332 9780195153330 0195153340 9780195153347
OCLC Number: 50753265
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: 880
Description: 216 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface: Age of extremes --
Feature: Nation of practical idealists --
Carnegie --
Feature: How do you make steel? --
Bookkeeper named Rockefeller --
Mr. Storyteller --
Powerful Pierpont --
Monopoly --
not always a game --
Feature: Let's talk business --
Builders and dreamers --
Lady L --
Presidents again --
People's Party --
Making money --
Hard times --
Feature: Woman who didn't like to be called a hero (but was one) --
Gold and silver --
Feature: Cheese sandwiches in the Klondike --
Cross of gold --
Some bad ideas --
Producing goods --
Feature: Mail (not the mall) for shopping --
Feature: God and money in America --
Harverst at Haymarket --
Workers, labor (and a triangle) --
Feature: Leaving Sicily --
Rolling the leaf in Florida --
Catching the day --
Telling it like it is --
Feature: Inferno in Chicago --
Bread and Roses, too --
The Fourth Estate --
Ida, Sam, and the Muckrakers --
Boon to the writer --
In wilderness is preservation --
Feature: Parks for a nation --
Gilded age turns progressive --
Teedie --
From dude to cowboy --
Spanish-American War --
Feature: War with Spain --
imperialism and open doors --
"Aloha Oe" --
Teddy Bear President --
Jane Addams, reformer --
Henry Ford --
Birdmen --
William Howard Taft --
Feature: Some political theory: a discussion --
Schoolteacher President --
War --
Feature: "We're coming over..."
Responsibility: Joy Hakim.
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Covers the period of American history from the 1880s to World War I.

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