The Gilded Age

The Gilded Age

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The Gilded Age--the time between Reconstruction and the Spanish-American War--marked the beginnings of modern America. The advertising industry became an important part of selling the American Dream. Americans dined out more than ever before, and began to take leisure activities more seriously. Women's fashion gradually grew less restrictive, and architecture experienced an American Renaissance. Twelve narrative chapters chronicle how American culture changed and grew near the end of the 20th century.
Twelve narrative chapters chronicle how American culture changed and grew near the end of the 20th century.

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The Gilded Age the time between Reconstruction and the Spanish-American War marked the beginnings of modern America. Shrock (history, Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities) chronicles how American culture changed during the Gilded Age in 12 narrative chapters on topics such as food, recreation, fashion, music, art, literature, travel, and the world of youth. B&w photos, a timeline, and a list of prices of selected products are included. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Describes how American culture changed during the Gilded Age, covering such topics as food, recreation, fashion, music, art, literature, travel, and the world of youth.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2004
ISBN: 031332204X (alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: Y306.097309 SHR
Characteristics: xxv, 313 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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