By William Barney
A spouse to 19th-Century America is an authoritative evaluation of present historiographical advancements and significant topics within the historical past of nineteenth-century the US. Twenty-seven students, all experts of their personal thematic parts, learn the foremost debates and historiography. A thematic and chronological association brings jointly the main time classes, politics, the Civil warfare, financial system, and social and cultural historical past of the 19th century. Written with the final reader in brain, every one essay surveys the old examine, the rising matters, and assesses the longer term path of scholarship.
- Complete assurance of all of the significant subject matters and present debates in nineteenth-century US background assessing the country of the scholarship and destiny issues.
- 24 unique essays through best specialists in nineteenth-century American heritage entire with up to date bibliographies.
- Chronological and thematic association covers either conventional and modern fields of analysis - politics, classes, economic climate, type formation, ethnicity, gender roles, areas, tradition and ideas.
Chapter One Early nationwide Politics and gear, 1800–1824 (pages 5–18): Robert M. S. McDonald
Chapter The Jacksonian period, 1825–1844 (pages 19–32): Jonathan Atkins
Chapter 3 The Sectionalization of Politics, 1845–1860 (pages 33–46): John Ashworth
Chapter 4 Civil battle and Reconstruction, 1861–1877 (pages 47–60): Vernon Burton
Chapter 5 The Gilded Age, 1878–1900 (pages 61–72): Robert W. Cherny and William L. Barney
Chapter Six American legislation within the 19th Century (pages 73–85): John E. Semonche
Chapter Seven American growth, 1800–1867 (pages 89–103): John M. Belohlavek
Chapter 8 the worldwide Emergence of the us, 1867–1900 (pages 104–117): Eric Rauchway
Chapter 9 The Emergence of a marketplace economic climate sooner than 1860 (pages 119–138): Stanley L. Engerman and Robert E. Gallman
Chapter Ten Industrialization and the increase of companies, 1860–1900 (pages 139–151): David B. Sicilia
Chapter 11 Urbanization (pages 152–163): Timothy J. Gilfoyle
Chapter Twelve the improvement of the operating periods (pages 164–177): Kevin Kenny
Chapter 13 The Evolution of the center classification (pages 178–191): Cindy S. Aron
Chapter Fourteen African american citizens (pages 193–208): Donald R. Wright
Chapter Fifteen Native?American historical past (pages 209–222): Michael D. eco-friendly and Theda Perdue
Chapter 16 Gender and the altering Roles of girls (pages 223–237): Laura F. Edwards
Chapter Seventeen Immigration and Ethnicity (pages 238–254): Nora Faires
Chapter Eighteen The South: From outdated to New (pages 255–271): Stephen W. Berry
Chapter Nineteen the center West (pages 272–285): Andrew R. L. Cayton
Chapter Twenty The Relational West (pages 286–300): Molly P. Rozum
Chapter Twenty?One The Communications Revolution and pop culture (pages 301–316): David Hochfelder
Chapter Twenty?Two studying American faith (pages 317–333): Catherine A. Brekus
Chapter Twenty?Three technological know-how and expertise (pages 334–344): Alan I. Marcus
Chapter Twenty?Four A History/Historiography of Representations of the USA (pages 345–358): Barbara Groseclose
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Recognition of the institutional role of the political parties seemed to confirm the unrepresentative nature of American politics: the issues over which the parties differed appeared to offer nothing toward an understanding of the American experience. 26 JONATHAN ATKINS Not all were willing to concede the hollowness of the Jacksonian era. Another strain in the literature took seriously the rhetoric that politicians used to attract votes. These historians argued that the parties' appeals presented neither the description of reality that Schlesinger assumed nor the ``claptrap'' that McCormick saw, but a window into the ideology or ``worldview'' of a party's adherents.
University of Illinois Press. Remini, Robert V. (1976) The Revolutionary Age of Andrew Jackson. New York: Harper and Row. Schlesinger Jr, Arthur M. (1945) The Age of Jackson. Boston: Little, Brown and Co. Sellers, Charles (1991) The Market Revolution: Jacksonian America, 1815±1846. New York: Oxford University Press. Shade, William G. (1972) Banks or No Banks: the Money Issue in Western Politics, 1832±1865. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. Sharp, James Roger (1970) The Jacksonians versus the Banks: Politics in the States after the Panic of 1837.
In The Concept of Jacksonian Democracy: New York as a Test Case (1961), Lee Benson took on not only The Age of Jackson but the central focus of the previous century of historiography. Utilizing the quantitative and statistical techniques employed by the new social history, Benson presented a close analysis of politics in New York between 1815 and 1844 that reaffirmed Hofstadter's and Hammond's emphasis on the similarities between the Whig and Democratic parties, though he acknowledged that the parties' policies reflected ``competing concepts'' of ``positive versus negative liberalism'' (Benson, 1961: 86).