Businessmen and Reform: A Study of the Progressive Movement

Robert H. Wiebe

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Businessmen and Reform: A Study of the Progressive Movement

Businessmen and Reform A Study of the Progressive Movement In this perceptive influential book Robert Wiebe shows how businessmen helped to shape and were shaped by social reform in the early years of the th century The Progressive Era served as a way sta

  • Title: Businessmen and Reform: A Study of the Progressive Movement
  • Author: Robert H. Wiebe
  • ISBN: 9780929587028
  • Page: 361
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this perceptive, influential book, Robert Wiebe shows how businessmen helped to shape and were shaped by social reform in the early years of the 20th century The Progressive Era served as a way station between agrarian and urban America into it came men and women, institutions, and values born on the farms and in the towns out of it emerged the first practical experiIn this perceptive, influential book, Robert Wiebe shows how businessmen helped to shape and were shaped by social reform in the early years of the 20th century The Progressive Era served as a way station between agrarian and urban America into it came men and women, institutions, and values born on the farms and in the towns out of it emerged the first practical experiments in social reorganization for an industrial era Although this exciting, noisy, and hopeful period contained much lost motion, beneath the tumult it contributed lasting changes in American life In particular, demands came largely from a wide range of middle income Americans whose arrival as organized, articulate, and demanding citizens reordered the social structure Privileges of leadership were redistributed to accommodate these challengers In the process, as Mr Wiebe shows, businessmen took the lead in demanding reforms but divided into bitterly hostile factions and shied away from movements to extend democracy and public welfare Gracefully written, thoroughly researched, and imaginativeWiebe s approach to progressivism, through content rather than through personality, and through the organized group rather than through the individual, incontrovertibly has great value American Historical Review.

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