6 edition of American politics in the Gilded Age, 1868-1900 found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -158) and index.
|Statement||Robert W. Cherny.|
|Series||The American history series, American history series (Arlington Heights, Ill.)|
|LC Classifications||E661 .C46 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 167 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||167|
|LC Control Number||96049864|
Mark Twain and the Gilded Age. Mark Twain (Figure ) wrote The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today with his neighbor, Charles Dudley Warner, as a satire about the corrupt politics and lust for power that he felt characterized American society at the book, the only novel Twain ever co-authored, tells of the characters’ desire to sell their land to the federal government and become rich. Books shelved as gilded-age: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great Ame.
True leadership, for better or for worse, resided among the magnates who dominated the Gilded Age. Millionaire's Row In less than 25 years, America's brand-new millionaires like Vanderbilt, Astor and Carnegie turned New York City's Fifth Avenue from a rutted, dirt . Robert W. Cherny is a professor of history at San Francisco State University and the author, co-author, or editor of numerous books, including American Politics in the Gilded Age, –, and, with William Issel, of San Francisco, – Politics, Power, and Urban Ann Irwin is an instructor in the California community college system and the author or coeditor of.
The co-authors of a recently published book, Unequal and Unrepresented: Political Inequality and the People’s Voice in the New Gilded Age, discuss how increased electoral spending exacerbates political inequalities. The book — drawing from three decades of research on politically active individuals and organizations — offers evidence of a concentrated advantage in electoral politics. Gilded Age Gladden, Washington Gold Standard Act/Currency Act of Goo-goos (Good Government Guys) Gould, Jay government ownership of railroads (utilities) graduated income tax (Populist platform, not Sixteenth Amendment) Granger laws Grantism Greeley, Horace Greenback-Labor Party Hanna, Marcus Harvey, William, Coin’s Financial School.
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This book is to be used mainly as a companion or supplement to a main textbook, but it is good to read separately on its own. The book discusses politics in the late nineteenth century/5(5). Robert W. Cherny is professor of history at San Francisco State University, where he has been a member of the history faculty since In –, he served as president of the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
He was the Distinguished Fulbright Lecturer at Moscow State University in and held a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Brand: Wiley. American Politics in the Gilded Age: - American Politics in the Gilded Age: - Robert W. Cherny. ISBN: January Wiley-Blackwell Pages.
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Get this from a library. American politics in the Gilded Age, [Robert W Cherny]. American Politics in the Gilded Age is neatly divided into three chapters. In the first, "The Domain and Power of Party," Cherny begins by explaining that the Gilded Age political system was one in which political parties were crucial.
Cherny explains how elections worked and how parties mobilized an almost entirely male : Jeffrey Ostler. The Gilded Age will be remembered for the accomplishments of thousands of American thinkers, inventors, entrepreneurs, writers, and promoters of social justice.
Few politicians had an impact on the tremendous change transforming America. The Presidency was at an all-time low in power and influence, and the Congress was rife with corruption.
Gilded Age/Progressive Era History Top Ten Booklist. American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism, by H.W. Brands. Creating a Top Ten List for the Gilded Age/Progressive Era is challenging.
There are an extraordinary number of outstanding books on this period. Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age (Belknap Press. American Politics in the Gilded Age by Robert W. Cherny,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(16). The end of the Gilded Age era was what historian H.W.
Brands called the“The Reckless Decade,” the s, when, had it not been for the Progressive movement which began around the turn of the century, the country could easily have erupted into serious disturbances if—not outright rebellion—against the excesses of big capital.
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Even many individuals could not such as checking out books; guides will constantly provide the precise information about truth, fiction, experience, journey, politic, religion, and much more. Overview of the Gilded Age, the period of monopolistic industrial expansion, gross materialism, and blatant political corruption in the U.S.
during the s that gave rise to novels of social and political criticism. The period takes its name from a novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner.
his books include competing visions: a history of california (with richard griswold del castillo, ); american politics in the gilded age, (); san francisco, politics, power, and urban development (with william issel, ); a righteous cause: the life of william jennings bryan (, ); and populism.
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BOOK REVIEWS American Politics. the Gilded Age, By Robert W. Cherny. Wheaton, Illinois: Harlan Davidson, Illustrations, maps, tables, appendix, bibliographical essay, index. vi + pp. $ paper. Robert W. Cherny's lively and economical survey of Gilded Age politics is a welcome addition to Harlan Davidson's.
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What little political vitality existed in Gilded Age America was to be found in local settings or in Congress, which overshadowed the White House for most of this period."   Overall, Republican and Democratic political platforms remained remarkably constant during the years before Gilded Age politicians were largely corrupt and ineffective.
Most Americans during the Gilded Age wanted political and social reforms, but they disagreed strongly on what kind of reform.
Gilded or Gold? Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner were the first to call the years after the Civil War the "gilded age." Struck by what they saw as the rampant greed and speculative frenzy of the marketplace, and the .his books include competing visions: a history of california (with richard griswold del castillo, ); american politics in the gilded age, (); san francisco, politics, power, and urban development (with william issel, ); a righteous cause: the life of william jennings bryan (, ); and populism Price: $