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An age of extremes, Joy Hakim

Label
An age of extremes
Title
An age of extremes
Statement of responsibility
Joy Hakim
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Covers the period of American history from the 1880s to World War I
Member of
Cataloging source
DWP
Dewey number
  • 978.3
  • 973.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E178.3
LC item number
.H22 2005 vol. 8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A history of US
Series volume
bk. 8
Target audience
juvenile
Label
An age of extremes, Joy Hakim
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"1880-1917"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200) and index
Contents
Preface: Age of extremes -- Feature: Nation of practical idealists -- Carnegie -- Feature: How do you make steel? -- Bookkeeper named Rockefeller -- Mr. Storyteller -- Powerful Pierpont -- Monopoly: Not always a game -- Feature: Let's talk business -- Builders and dreamers -- Lady L -- Presidents again -- People's party -- Making money -- Hard times -- Feature: Woman who didn't like to be called a hero (but was one) -- Gold and silver -- Feature: Cheese sandwiches in the Klondike -- Cross of gold -- Some bad ideas -- Producing goods -- Feature: Mail (not the mall) for shopping -- Feature: God and money in America -- Harvest at Haymarket -- Workers, labor (and a triangle) -- Feature: Leaving Sicily -- Rolling the leaf in Florida -- Catching the day -- Telling it like it is -- Feature: Inferno in Chicago -- Bread and roses, too -- Fourth estate -- Ida, Sam and the Muckrakers -- Boon to the winter -- Wilderness is preservation -- Feature: Parks for a nation -- Gilded age turns progressive -- Teedie -- From dude to cowboy -- Spanish-American War -- Feature: War with Spain: Imperialism and open doors -- Aloha Oe -- Teddy bear president -- Jane Addams, reformer -- Henry Ford -- Birdmen -- William Howard Taft -- Feature: Some political theory: Discussion -- Schoolteacher president -- War -- Feature: ''We're coming over...'' -- Chronology of events -- More books to read -- Picture credits -- Index -- Note from the author -- Atlas
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. 3rd ed.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9780195189018
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm71803313
  • (OCoLC)71803313
  • 310607
  • 310607
Label
An age of extremes, Joy Hakim
Publication
Note
"1880-1917"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200) and index
Contents
Preface: Age of extremes -- Feature: Nation of practical idealists -- Carnegie -- Feature: How do you make steel? -- Bookkeeper named Rockefeller -- Mr. Storyteller -- Powerful Pierpont -- Monopoly: Not always a game -- Feature: Let's talk business -- Builders and dreamers -- Lady L -- Presidents again -- People's party -- Making money -- Hard times -- Feature: Woman who didn't like to be called a hero (but was one) -- Gold and silver -- Feature: Cheese sandwiches in the Klondike -- Cross of gold -- Some bad ideas -- Producing goods -- Feature: Mail (not the mall) for shopping -- Feature: God and money in America -- Harvest at Haymarket -- Workers, labor (and a triangle) -- Feature: Leaving Sicily -- Rolling the leaf in Florida -- Catching the day -- Telling it like it is -- Feature: Inferno in Chicago -- Bread and roses, too -- Fourth estate -- Ida, Sam and the Muckrakers -- Boon to the winter -- Wilderness is preservation -- Feature: Parks for a nation -- Gilded age turns progressive -- Teedie -- From dude to cowboy -- Spanish-American War -- Feature: War with Spain: Imperialism and open doors -- Aloha Oe -- Teddy bear president -- Jane Addams, reformer -- Henry Ford -- Birdmen -- William Howard Taft -- Feature: Some political theory: Discussion -- Schoolteacher president -- War -- Feature: ''We're coming over...'' -- Chronology of events -- More books to read -- Picture credits -- Index -- Note from the author -- Atlas
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. 3rd ed.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9780195189018
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm71803313
  • (OCoLC)71803313
  • 310607
  • 310607

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