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Lears, T. J. Jackson, 1947-
Rebirth of a nation : the making of modern America, 1877-1920 / Jackson Lears
Alternate Title Making of modern America, 1877-1920
1st Harper Perennial ed
New York : Harper Perennial, 2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E661 .L43 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Civilization -- 1865-1918
United States -- History -- 1865-1921
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1865-1918
Subject(s) Political culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Physical Description 418 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-406) and index
"A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2009 by HarperCollins publishers"--t.p. verso
Contents Dreaming of rebirth -- The long shadow of Appomattox -- The mysterious power of money -- The rising significance of race -- The country and the city -- Crisis and regeneration -- Liberation and limitation -- Empire as a way of life -- Dying in vain
Summary A history of pivotal events in America between the Civil War and World War I offers insight into the nation's rise to become a twentieth-century power, citing the contributions of influential figures and evaluating the roles played by imperialists, progressive reformers, and innovators

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