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The American as reformer.

Arthur M. Schlesinger

The American as reformer.

by Arthur M. Schlesinger

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Social Reformers -- United States,
    • United States. -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesJohn Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation, Los Angeles. Contemporary American problems, 1950
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN57 .S35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 127 p.
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6074170M
      LC Control Number50014677

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Jun 03,  · American Reformers is a wonderful resource book. Walters has done a beautiful job blending information The American as reformer. book anecdotes. A great book for anyone interested in reform movements of the 19th Century, and their infuence on contemporary cheathamhillelementary.com by: A great book that shows exactly how enamored antebellum Americans were with every variety of reform, from dietary to antislavery.

As Emerson said, everyone at the time seemed to have a plan for reforming all of society in his back pocket/5. For this new edition of American ReformersRonald G. Walters has amplified and updated his exploration of the fervent and diverse outburst of reform energy that shaped American history in the early years of the Republic.

Capturing in style and substance the vigorous and often flamboyant men and women who crusaded for such causes as abolition, temperance, women's suffrage, and improved. Apr 18,  · American Reformers: An H.W.

Wilson Biographical Dictionary First Edition by Alden Whitman (Editor, Photographer)5/5(1). With full-bodied biographies of the reformers and their movements, a time-line on American reform, up-to-date interpretations and bibliographies, and a wide range of subjects, this book provides the most comprehensive and cogent view of American reform and reformers cheathamhillelementary.com by: 1.

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For this new edition of American ReformersRonald G. Walters has amplified and updated his exploration of the fervent and diverse outburst of reform energy that shaped American history.

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Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., Archbishop of Philadelphia “Austen Ivereigh has produced about the best one-volume biography of Pope Francis that you'll cheathamhillelementary.com by: Mar 09,  · While we originally set out to identify the top American Revolution books, we will undoubtedly add more to this list over time.

Groundbreaking work is being published with greater frequency than ever and there may be titles that we missed (let us know which ones you think we missed in the comments). A Free and Online, Collaboratively Built American History Textbook. Entries include selected bibliographies of books and other sources, both by and about their subjects.

Virtually all entries include a portrait. With a high level of accuracy, thoroughness, and informed assessment, American Reformers is an important reference tool but will also be of value as a companion to courses in American history, political.

The Age of Reform is a Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Richard Hofstadter. It is an American history, which traces events from the Populist Movement of the s through the Progressive Era to the New Deal of the s.

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This book is a landmark in American political thought. It examines the passion for progress and reform that colored the entire period from to -- with startling and stimulating results. it searches out the moral and emotional motives of the reformers the myths and dreams in which they believed, and the realities with which they had to compromise/5.

American Education: A History by Wayne J. Urban and Jennings L. Wagoner, Jr. This book seems like a good starting point, as it details the history of American Education from pre-colonial days on (including a look at Native American education before colonization).Author: Amanda Kay Oaks. Books & the Arts; May, Issue; What America’s 19th-Century Reformers and Radicals Missed The Romance of Reform A new book on the antebellum period captures the dangers of confusing.

AMERICAN REFORMERS By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Professor Walters (History, Johns Hopkins) offers concise summaries of such disparate movements as vegetarianism, evangelism, communalism, abolitionism, and temperance, which serve a limited purpose but, taken together, ultimately.

American Reformers. Peace, liberty, freedom, the opportunity for advancement, and equality under the law are the cornerstones of the American System.

Over the past six decades we have drifted away from our founding cheathamhillelementary.comers: K. Nov 30,  · The book proceeds chronologically following the beginning of discontent before Martin Luther all the way to his death and legacy. This book would serve the purpose of a broad secondary source for undergraduates or history buffs looking to learn a little more about Luther.4/5.

Lucretia Mott (née Coffin; January 3, – November 11, ) was a U.S. Quaker, abolitionist, women's rights activist, and social reformer. She had formed the idea of reforming the position of women in society when she was amongst the women excluded from the World Anti-Slavery Convention in Born: Lucretia Coffin, January 3,Nantucket.

Dorothea Lynde Dix (April 4, – July 17, ) was an American advocate on behalf of the indigent mentally ill who, through a vigorous and sustained program of lobbying state legislatures and the United States Congress, created the first generation of American mental cheathamhillelementary.com the Civil War, she served as a Superintendent of Army cheathamhillelementary.com: April 4,Hampden, Maine, US.The desire to reform and even to perfect society is as American as apple pie.

From the Puritans’ determination to create "a city upon a hill," to the utopian communities of the early nineteenth century, to the communes created by twentieth-century "hippies," the goal has been to establish a new social order that will improve upon the status quo.