The populist vision /

The Populist Vision is about how Americans responded to wrenching changes in the national and global economy. In the late nineteenth century, the telegraph and steam power made America and the world a much smaller place. The new technologies also made possible large-scale bureaucratic organization a... Full description

Main Author: Postel, Charles.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Table of Contents:
  • Modern times
  • I: Farmers
  • Push and energy : boosterism and rural reform
  • Knowledge and power : machinery of modern education
  • A better woman : independence of thought and action
  • A farmers' trust : cooperative economies of scale
  • II: Populists
  • Business politics : state models and political frameworks
  • Race progress : shaping a new racial order
  • Confederation : urban, labor, and nonconformist reform
  • Shrine of science : innovation in populist faith
  • Conclusion : populist defeat and its meaning.

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