A Companion to the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Nichols, Christopher M.; Unger, Nancy C.
Date published: 
February 2017

The single, definitive resource for the latest state of knowledge relating to the history and historiography of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, this collection of historiographic essays covers the years between 1877 and 1920, a period which saw the U.S. emerge from the ashes of Reconstruction to become a world power. Coverage of the period includes geographic, social, cultural, economic, political, diplomatic, ethnic, racial, gendered, religious, global, and ecological themes and approaches, written by leading scholars in a wide range of relevant specialties.