American Heritage History of the Confident Years: 1866-1914

American Heritage History of the Confident Years Here from New York Times bestselling historian Richard Russell is the vivid story of the confident years those days of America s exuberant growth in population industry and world prestige from the

  • Title: American Heritage History of the Confident Years: 1866-1914
  • Author: Francis Russell
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 254
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Here, from New York Times bestselling historian Richard Russell, is the vivid story of the confident years those days of America s exuberant growth in population, industry, and world prestige from the end of the Civil War to the outbreak of World War I Here are the stories of political power struggles, Reconstruction, western expansion, Ellis Island immigrants, the riHere, from New York Times bestselling historian Richard Russell, is the vivid story of the confident years those days of America s exuberant growth in population, industry, and world prestige from the end of the Civil War to the outbreak of World War I Here are the stories of political power struggles, Reconstruction, western expansion, Ellis Island immigrants, the rise of American tycoons and labor unions, and the country s entry into World War I.

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    • Francis Russell

      Francis Russell was an American author specializing in American history and historical figures.

    640 thoughts on “American Heritage History of the Confident Years: 1866-1914

    • Purchased this book in a very nice boxed edition in 1973 or 74, took it home and eagerly looked at all the excellent illustrations, a hallmark of American Heritage publications, then put it on the shelf and pretty much forgot about it for the next 40 plus years.The narrative is competent but lackluster and largely focuses on the political history of the period. Speaking of which, the description of Reconstruction is still informed by the traditional "Lost Cause" interpretation although the autho [...]


    • THE CONFIDENT YEARS: 1866-1914I don't know if it was me or the book . I felt myself going off to somewhere else, when the book should've kept me interested enough for that not to happen. I won't say it didn't have some interesting facts that most people wouldn't know about. However, it just seemed to drag on and on and on


    • Readable but detailed chronological description of political events. I'm glad I read it. I did have to take a fiction break midway. It's startling how similar our social and political situation today is to that of 1900. It would be worth a reread to make some notes of specific examples of these similarities.


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