||Dreaming of rebirth -- The long shadow of Appomattox -- The mysterious power of money -- The rising significance of race -- The country and the city -- Crisis and regeneration -- Liberation and limitation -- Empire as a way of life -- Dying in vain.
||A history of pivotal events in America between the Civil War and World War I offers insight into the nation's rise to become a twentieth-century power, citing the contributions of influential figures and evaluating the roles played by imperialists, progressive reformers, and innovators.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p. -406) and index.|
|ISBN||9780060747497 (hbk.) : $27.99|
|ISBN||0060747498 (hbk.) : $27.99|