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Title Handbook to life in America. Volume IV, The gilded age, 1870 to 1900 / Rodney P. Carlisle, general editor.

Imprint New York : Facts on File, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  E169.1 H2644 2008    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  E169.1    Available
Description xi, 288 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Handbook to life in America
Handbook to life in America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Family and daily life -- Material culture -- Social attitudes -- Cities and urban life -- Rural life -- Religion -- Education -- Science and technology -- Entertainment and sports -- Crime and violence -- Labor and employment --
Summary "While often referred to as the "Gilded Age", the period between 1870 and 1900 in the United States actually encompassed both extravagant wealth and dire poverty. Owing to this disparity, political agitators and reformists armed with socialist
Subject National characteristics, American.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Social conditions.
United States -- Civilization.
United States -- History.
Added Author Carlisle, Rodney P.
Added Title Handbook to life in America. Volume 4
Handbook to life in America. #4
Handbook to life in America. Vol. 4
Gilded age, 1870-1900
ISBN 9780816071777