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  1. Laura Ingalls Wilder

    American Writer on the Prairie

    By Sallie Ketcham

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote stories that have defined the American frontier for generations of readers. As both author and character in her own books, she became one of the most famous figures in American children’s literature. Her famous Little House on the Prairie series, based on her childhood in...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Homestead Strike

    Labor, Violence, and American Industry

    By Paul Kahan

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    On July 6, 1892, three hundred armed Pinkerton agents arrived in Homestead, Pennsylvania to retake the Carnegie Steelworks from the company's striking workers. As the agents tried to leave their boats, shots rang out and a violent skirmish began. The confrontation at Homestead was a turning point...

    Published December 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Order and Control in American Socio-Economic Thought

    Social Scientists and Progressive-Era Reform

    By Charles McCann

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The Progressive Era is generally regarded as a period of extraordinary social, political, and economic change, affecting virtually every aspect of American life. In the last decades of the nineteenth century, American social scientists, drawing on their experiences with the German social welfare...

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Spanish-American War 1895-1902

    Conflict in the Caribbean and the Pacific

    By Joseph Smith

    Series: Modern Wars In Perspective

    Fought in both Caribbean and Pacific and turning on America's superior naval strength, this short but decisive war had momentous consequences internationally. It ended Spain's imperial power, and the US emerged for the first time as an active force in world affairs, acquiring -- amidst much...

    Published August 1st 1994 by Routledge

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