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The Resource Our times : America at the birth of the twentieth century, edited with new material by Dan Rather ; based on the landmark study by Mark Sullivan

Our times : America at the birth of the twentieth century, edited with new material by Dan Rather ; based on the landmark study by Mark Sullivan

Label
Our times : America at the birth of the twentieth century
Title
Our times
Title remainder
America at the birth of the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
edited with new material by Dan Rather ; based on the landmark study by Mark Sullivan
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Our Times is a powerful social history of America from 1900 to 1925, told with a reporter's firsthand knowledge and a historian's analytical wisdom. Originally published in six volumes from 1926 to 1933 by Mark Sullivan, one of the most highly respected journalists of his day, it has now been abridged by an equally eminent journalist, CBS News correspondent Dan Rather. This lively account is filled with anecdotes and vivid personalities, observations both
  • thought-provoking and humorous, and dozens of illustrations from contemporary sources
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DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Our times : America at the birth of the twentieth century, edited with new material by Dan Rather ; based on the landmark study by Mark Sullivan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Abridged ed. of: Our times, 1900-1925. 1926-1935
  • "A Lisa Drew book."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Editor's Introduction / Dan Rather -- Author's foreword / Mark Sullivan -- Pt. I. The Turn of the Century. 1. The Turn of the Century. 2. America in 1900. 3. Some Contrasts and Changes: 1900 to 1925. 4. 1900: Looking Backward and Looking Forward. 5. More Contrasts and Changes: 1900 to 1925. 6. The Automobile Emerges. 7. The Airplane Emerges, Too -- Pt. II. America Finding Itself. 1. Educating the American Mind. 2. Roosevelt. 3. A Picture, a Poem, and the Times. 4. From Old to New in Industry. 5. Oil. 6. Titans at War. 7. Waiting. 8. Roosevelt Goes into Action. 9. The Crusade for Pure Food -- Pt. III. Roosevelt's America. 1. Roosevelt's Power. 2. The Railroad Rate Fight. 3. Two Friends. 4. Selecting a Successor. 5. Taft's Four Years. 6. Roosevelt and Taft: The Break. 7. Roosevelt: His Hat in the Ring -- Pt. IV. Years of Ferment. 1. June 28, 1914. 2. New Energy, New Wealth. 3. Henry Ford Emerges, Suddenly. 4. New Ways in Industry. 5. Art Finds a Patron. 6. The Genius of the Age. 7. New Influences on the American Mind. 8. Popular Songs. 9. An Emancipation -- Pt. V. Over Here -- Armageddon -- Prologue. 1. War Knocks at Wilson's Door. 2. America Looks On at the War. 3. The Lusitania. 4. Evolution of American Thought. 5. Henry Ford Takes a Hand and a Ship. 6. Preparedness. 7. Wilson Changes His Mind. 8. War. 9. Wilson Organizes for War. 10. Over Here. 11. Peace -- Pt. VI. The Twenties. 1. The World in 1920. 2. Harding. 3. The Election of 1920 and the Postwar Mood. 4. The United States, When Harding Became President. 5. The Harding Tragedy. 6. The Scandals. 7. Liturgy and Cultural Trends During the Twenties. 8. Tunes of the Twenties -- Conclusion / Dan Rather
Control code
ocm33277387
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Abridged edition.
Extent
731 pages
Isbn
9780684815732
Lccn
95030055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33277387
  • (Sirsi) a569270
Label
Our times : America at the birth of the twentieth century, edited with new material by Dan Rather ; based on the landmark study by Mark Sullivan
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Abridged ed. of: Our times, 1900-1925. 1926-1935
  • "A Lisa Drew book."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Editor's Introduction / Dan Rather -- Author's foreword / Mark Sullivan -- Pt. I. The Turn of the Century. 1. The Turn of the Century. 2. America in 1900. 3. Some Contrasts and Changes: 1900 to 1925. 4. 1900: Looking Backward and Looking Forward. 5. More Contrasts and Changes: 1900 to 1925. 6. The Automobile Emerges. 7. The Airplane Emerges, Too -- Pt. II. America Finding Itself. 1. Educating the American Mind. 2. Roosevelt. 3. A Picture, a Poem, and the Times. 4. From Old to New in Industry. 5. Oil. 6. Titans at War. 7. Waiting. 8. Roosevelt Goes into Action. 9. The Crusade for Pure Food -- Pt. III. Roosevelt's America. 1. Roosevelt's Power. 2. The Railroad Rate Fight. 3. Two Friends. 4. Selecting a Successor. 5. Taft's Four Years. 6. Roosevelt and Taft: The Break. 7. Roosevelt: His Hat in the Ring -- Pt. IV. Years of Ferment. 1. June 28, 1914. 2. New Energy, New Wealth. 3. Henry Ford Emerges, Suddenly. 4. New Ways in Industry. 5. Art Finds a Patron. 6. The Genius of the Age. 7. New Influences on the American Mind. 8. Popular Songs. 9. An Emancipation -- Pt. V. Over Here -- Armageddon -- Prologue. 1. War Knocks at Wilson's Door. 2. America Looks On at the War. 3. The Lusitania. 4. Evolution of American Thought. 5. Henry Ford Takes a Hand and a Ship. 6. Preparedness. 7. Wilson Changes His Mind. 8. War. 9. Wilson Organizes for War. 10. Over Here. 11. Peace -- Pt. VI. The Twenties. 1. The World in 1920. 2. Harding. 3. The Election of 1920 and the Postwar Mood. 4. The United States, When Harding Became President. 5. The Harding Tragedy. 6. The Scandals. 7. Liturgy and Cultural Trends During the Twenties. 8. Tunes of the Twenties -- Conclusion / Dan Rather
Control code
ocm33277387
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Abridged edition.
Extent
731 pages
Isbn
9780684815732
Lccn
95030055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33277387
  • (Sirsi) a569270

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