The Gilded Age: Overture to the American Century


The Gilded Age: Overture to the American Century


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The Gilded Age-the name Mark Twain coined to refer to the period of rapid economic growth in America between the 1870s and 1900-is in the air again! Noted historian Alan Axelrod explores “this intense era in all its dimensions,” looking at how the “overture of the American Century” presaged our own time. Photographs, political cartoons, engravings, and other ephemera help bring this fascinating period into focus.

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Dimensions 173 × 224 mm

Alan Axelrod

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Alan Axelrod is the author of more than 100 books, including Profiles in Audacity and the CEO and Real History series (all Sterling). He was the coauthor of The New York Times bestseller What Every American Should Know About American History (with Charles Phillips; Adams Media Corporation) as well as the Businessweek bestsellers Patton on Leadership and Elizabeth I, CEO (both Prentice Hall). He has appeared on MSNBC, the Discovery Channel, CNN, Fox, and numerous radio news and talk programs, including NPR. Axelrod and his work have been featured in Businessweek, Fortune, Men's Health, Cosmopolitan, and many newspapers, including USA Today.



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