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The Perils of Prosperity 1914-1932 (Chicago History of American Civilization)

The Perils of Prosperity 1914-1932 (Chicago History of American Civilization)

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Beginning with Woodrow Wilson and U.S. entry into World War
I and closing with the Great Depression, The Perils of
Prosperity traces the transformation of America from an
agrarian, moralistic, isolationist nation into a liberal,
industrialized power involved in foreign affairs in spite of
itself.

William E. Leuchtenburg's lively yet balanced account of this
hotly debated era in American history has been a standard
text for many years. This substantial revision gives greater
weight to the roles of women and minorities in the great
changes of the era and adds new insights into literature, the
arts, and technology in daily life. He has also updated the
lists of important dates and resources for further reading.

“This book gives us a rare opportunity to enjoy
the matured interpretation of an American Historian who has
returned to the story and seen how recent decades have added
meaning and vividness to this epochof our
history.”--Daniel J. Boorstin, from the Preface

William E. Leuchtenburg is William Rand Kenan Professor at
the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and recent past
president of the American Historical Association. He has
published numerous books on twentieth-century American
history.