The Search for Order, 1877-1920

The Search for Order, 1877-1920

Book - 1992
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At the end of the Reconstruction, the spread of science and technology, industrialism, urbanization, immigration, and economic depressions eroded Americans' conventional beliefs in individualism and a divinely ordained social system. In The Search for Order , Robert Wiebe shows how, in subsequent years, during theProgressive Era of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson, Americans sought the organizing principles around which a new viable social order could be constructed in the modern world. This subtle and sophisticated study combines the virtues of historical narrative, sociological analysis, and social criticism.

Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 1992, c1967
ISBN: 9780809001040
0809001047
Characteristics: xiv, 333 p. ; 22 cm

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