New PDF release: American History Through Literature 1870-1920, Volume 3

By Tom Quirk

ISBN-10: 0684314673

ISBN-13: 9780684314679

This A-Z, cross-referenced and illustrated name presents a different evaluation of the interval following the Civil battle throughout the emergence of the USA as a global strength on the finish of global warfare I. The set positive factors greater than 250 survey entries. topics contain: political themes (Reform, Women's Suffrage); principles in context (Scientific Materialism, Darwinism); values (Assimilation, Success); society (Labor, Mass Marketing); genres (Science Fiction, struggle Writing); well known leisure (Baseball, Boxing); publishing (Scribner's Magazine); works of literature and nonfiction ("Billy Budd," "The conception of the relaxation Class"); and lots more and plenty extra. The research of quite a lot of classics in American literature, seen as cultural and ancient records, cultivates severe abilities in analyzing texts from a number of views, together with aesthetic, biographical, social, ancient, racial and gendered. in addition to its better half name at the interval masking 1820 to 1870, this set offers a complete evaluation of a key century in American ancient and literary reviews.

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See also Reform BIBLIOGRAPHY Primary Works Croly, Herbert. ” World’s Work 20 (June 1910): 13,086. Croly, Herbert. The Promise of American Life. New York: Macmillan, 1909. Secondary Works Forcey, Charles. The Crossroads of Liberalism: Croly, Weyl, Lippmann, and the Progressive Era, 1900–1925. New York: Oxford University Press, 1961. Frankfurter, Felix. ” New Republic 63 (16 July 1930): 247–250. Kloppenberg, James T. Uncertain Victory: Social Democracy and Progressivism in European and American Thought, 1870–1920.

Eva tolerates the verbal abuse of her mother and her aunt, but Maggie eventually leaves their home to save her benefactor from such cruelty and returns to the vice district. Eva locates Maggie and brings her to a Methodist mission home, where she becomes a devout Christian. Maggie ultimately returns to Eva and works for her as a seamstress. In We and Our Neighbors, Maggie becomes a good seamstress as well as a good Christian, but Stowe never allows her to become a good wife. Her first transgression has eliminated that possibility.

If Barnum, Hull, and Newell were able to prey on gullible nonscientists, Dawson and Woodward in 1912 L I T E R A T U R E , 1 8 7 0 – 1 9 2 0 917 PSEUDOSCIENCE and again in 1915 showed that paleontologists could be equally gullible. In the gravel pits of Piltdown, England, Dawson “found” several parts of a prehistoric man hailed as a “missing link” between apes and humans. Presumably Dawson and his companion Woodward were the ones who buried the fake “missing link,” which was later determined to be a human skull wired together with an apish jaw.

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