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An age of extremes / Joy Hakim.

Hakim, Joy. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon Y 973 HIS TS (Text) 34330513038324 Juvenile - Teacher Collection Available -
Paoli Public Library - Paoli YA 973.8 HAK (Text) 79593000022991 YA Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0195189019
  • ISBN: 9780195189018
  • ISBN: 0195327225 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780195327229 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 215 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 3rd ed., rev.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2005.

Content descriptions

General Note: "1880-1917"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 200) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 -- Harvest 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 -- Fourth estate -- Ida, Sam and the Muckrakers -- Boon to the winter -- 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: Discussion -- Schoolteacher president -- War -- Feature: ''We're coming over...'' -- Chronology of events -- More books to read -- Picture credits -- Index -- Note from the author -- Atlas.
Summary, etc.: Covers the period of American history from the 1880s to World War I.
Subject: United States > History > 1865-1921 > Juvenile literature.
United States > Economic conditions > 1865-1918 > Juvenile literature.
United States > Social conditions > 1865-1918 > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > 1865-1921.
United States > Economic conditions > 1865-1918.
United States > Social conditions > 1865-1918.

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