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The Tolerant Populists Second Edition

Author : Walter Nugent
ISBN : 9780226054117
Genre : History
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A political movement rallies against underregulated banks, widening gaps in wealth, and gridlocked governments. Sound familiar? More than a century before Occupy Wall Street, the People’s Party of the 1890s was organizing for change. They were the original source of the term “populism,” and a catalyst for the later Progressive Era and New Deal. Historians wrote approvingly of the Populists up into the 1950s. But with time and new voices, led by historian Richard Hofstadter, the Populists were denigrated, depicted as demagogic, conspiratorial, and even anti-Semitic. In a landmark study, Walter Nugent set out to uncover the truth of populism, focusing on the most prominent Populist state, Kansas. He focused on primary sources, looking at the small towns and farmers that were the foundation of the movement. The result, The Tolerant Populists, was the first book-length, source-based analysis of the Populists. Nugent’s work sparked a movement to undo the historical revisionism and ultimately found itself at the center of a controversy that has been called “one of the bloodiest episodes in American historiography.” This timely re-release of The Tolerant Populists comes as the term finds new currency—and new scorn—in modern politics. A definitive work on populism, it serves as a vivid example of the potential that political movements and popular opinion can have to change history and affect our future.

A Companion To The Gilded Age And Progressive Era

Author : Christopher M. Nichols
ISBN : 9781118913970
Genre : History
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A Companion to the Gilded Age and Progressive Era presents a collection of new historiographic essays covering the years between 1877 and 1920, a period which saw the U.S. emerge from the ashes of Reconstruction to become a world power. The single, definitive resource for the latest state of knowledge relating to the history and historiography of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era Features contributions by leading scholars in a wide range of relevant specialties Coverage of the period includes geographic, social, cultural, economic, political, diplomatic, ethnic, racial, gendered, religious, global, and ecological themes and approaches In today’s era, often referred to as a “second Gilded Age,” this book offers relevant historical analysis of the factors that helped create contemporary society Fills an important chronological gap in period-based American history collections

Sweep Of American History Volume 2 2nd Edition Pap Er

Author : Jones
ISBN : 0471448087
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Militant Citizenship

Author : Belinda A. Stillion Southard
ISBN : 9781603442817
Genre : Political Science
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In Militant Citizenship: Rhetorical Strategies of the National Woman's Party, 1913–1920, Belinda A. Stillion Southard explores the ways in which the militant NWP negotiated institutional opposition and secured such a prominent position in national politics.

In Defense Of Deflation

Author : Philipp Bagus
ISBN : 9783319134284
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book analyses the causes and consequences of deflation. In contrast to the widespread belief that deflation would be harmful to the economy as a whole, the author argues that free market deflation is liberating and beneficial. Several myths of deflation are exposed and the reasons for the widespread deflation phobia that serves to justify expansionary monetary policy, i.e., inflation are investigated. Two historical case studies, the growth deflation in the US after the Civil War and the bank credit deflation in Germany during the Great Depression are discussed to illustrate the points made in the theoretical analysis of deflation.

Kansas History

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ISBN : UCSD:31822037408010
Genre : Kansas
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Consensus Conflict And American Historians

Author : Bernard Sternsher
ISBN : UOM:39015012965359
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Great Events From History American Series 1831 1903

Author : Frank Northen Magill
ISBN : PSU:000017745116
Genre : United States
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Minnesota History

Author : Theodore Christian Blegen
ISBN : UOM:39015004853266
Genre : Minnesota
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Vol. 6 includes the 23d Biennial report of the Society, 1923/24, called extra number.

Populism The Critical Issues

Author : Sheldon Hackney
ISBN : UOM:39015002191297
Genre : Political Science
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