A companion to Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover / edited by Katherine A.S. Sibley.

Contributor(s): Sibley, Katherine A. S. (Katherine Amelia Siobhan), 1961- [editor.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Blackwell companions to American historyPresidential companionsPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118834473; 111883447X; 9781118834589; 1118834585; 9781118834510; 1118834518; 144435003X; 9781444350036Subject(s): Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 | Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 | Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 | Harding, Warren Gamaliel, 1865-1923 | Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 | Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 | Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 | Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 | Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 | United States -- History -- 1919-1933 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1921-1923 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1923-1929 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1929-1933 | United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932 | Depressions -- 1929 | HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General | Depressions | Politics and government | Social conditions | United States | 1918-1933Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover.DDC classification: 973.91/4092 | B LOC classification: E784Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Part I. The background of Progressivism -- The Wilson legacy, domestic and international / Christopher McKnight Nichols -- Progressivism in an Age of Normalcy: women's rights, civil service, veterans' benefits, and child welfare / John Fox -- US-foreign relations under Harding, Coolidge and Hoover: power and constraint / Alex Goodall -- Part II. Warren G. Harding and the early 1920s -- Harding's biographies / Justin P. Coffey -- The front porch and the Harding election / Richard G. Frederick -- Harding presidency: scandals, legacy and memory / Phillip G. Payne -- The opposition: labor, liquor, and Democrats / Kristoffer Shields -- No immigrants or radicals need apply: varieties of nativism in 1920s America / Alexander Pavuk -- New technologies, communication and mass consumption / Jason N. Brock and R. Emmett Sullivan -- Part III. Calvin Coolidge and his era -- The biographical legacy of Calvin Coolidge and the 1924 presidential election / Jason Roberts -- From "Coolidge prosperity" to "voluntary associationalism": Andrew Mellon, Herbert Hoover, and America's political economy in the Republican-era twenties / Daniel Michael Du Bois -- Country and city, 1921-1933: fundamentalism; Scopes Trial; urbanization and suburbanization; the Middletown study / Scott A. Merriman -- Native Americans: experiences and culture / Mary Stockwell -- Military interventions and foreign affairs in the Coolidge administration: Latin America and Asia / Theodore J. Zeman -- Race relations and the consequences of the great migration / Carol Jackson Adams -- Eugenics, immigration restriction and the birth control movements / Ruth Clifford Engs -- Popular culture during the "Jazz Age" and after / Jennifer Frost -- Sports and pastimes in the 1920s / Martin C. Babicz -- Part IV. Herbert Hoover and his era -- Hoover biographies and Hoover revisionism / Brian E. Birdnow -- The election of 1928 / Nicholas Siekierski and Richard G. Frederick -- The economic historiography of the Great Depression (1929-1933) / Daniel A. Schiffman -- The worsening of the great depression: Hoovervilles, farm troubles, bank crises / Dennis S. Hoff -- Hoover's vision and his response to the Great Depression: voluntary efforts, public works, the gold standard, the RFC, the Farm Board, Hoover's reputation / Glen Jeansonne -- Herbert Hoover's diplomacy toward Latin America / Paul Kahan -- Ironies of character: Hoover's foreign policy with Asia / Michael E. Chapman -- Women and minorities / Nancy Beck Young -- Part V. In retrospect -- Historians' views of the Republican era: was Roosevelt an entirely new turn? / Justus Doenecke.
Summary: With the analysis of the best scholars on this era, 29 essays demonstrate how academics then and now have addressed the political, economic, diplomatic, cultural, ethnic, and social history of the presidents of the Republican Era of 1921-1933 - Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. This is the first historiographical treatment of a long-neglected period, ranging from early treatments to the most recent scholarshipFeatures review essays on the era, including the legacy of progressivism in an age of "normalcy", the history of American foreign relations after World War I, and race relations in the 1920.
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Part I. The background of Progressivism -- The Wilson legacy, domestic and international / Christopher McKnight Nichols -- Progressivism in an Age of Normalcy: women's rights, civil service, veterans' benefits, and child welfare / John Fox -- US-foreign relations under Harding, Coolidge and Hoover: power and constraint / Alex Goodall -- Part II. Warren G. Harding and the early 1920s -- Harding's biographies / Justin P. Coffey -- The front porch and the Harding election / Richard G. Frederick -- Harding presidency: scandals, legacy and memory / Phillip G. Payne -- The opposition: labor, liquor, and Democrats / Kristoffer Shields -- No immigrants or radicals need apply: varieties of nativism in 1920s America / Alexander Pavuk -- New technologies, communication and mass consumption / Jason N. Brock and R. Emmett Sullivan -- Part III. Calvin Coolidge and his era -- The biographical legacy of Calvin Coolidge and the 1924 presidential election / Jason Roberts -- From "Coolidge prosperity" to "voluntary associationalism": Andrew Mellon, Herbert Hoover, and America's political economy in the Republican-era twenties / Daniel Michael Du Bois -- Country and city, 1921-1933: fundamentalism; Scopes Trial; urbanization and suburbanization; the Middletown study / Scott A. Merriman -- Native Americans: experiences and culture / Mary Stockwell -- Military interventions and foreign affairs in the Coolidge administration: Latin America and Asia / Theodore J. Zeman -- Race relations and the consequences of the great migration / Carol Jackson Adams -- Eugenics, immigration restriction and the birth control movements / Ruth Clifford Engs -- Popular culture during the "Jazz Age" and after / Jennifer Frost -- Sports and pastimes in the 1920s / Martin C. Babicz -- Part IV. Herbert Hoover and his era -- Hoover biographies and Hoover revisionism / Brian E. Birdnow -- The election of 1928 / Nicholas Siekierski and Richard G. Frederick -- The economic historiography of the Great Depression (1929-1933) / Daniel A. Schiffman -- The worsening of the great depression: Hoovervilles, farm troubles, bank crises / Dennis S. Hoff -- Hoover's vision and his response to the Great Depression: voluntary efforts, public works, the gold standard, the RFC, the Farm Board, Hoover's reputation / Glen Jeansonne -- Herbert Hoover's diplomacy toward Latin America / Paul Kahan -- Ironies of character: Hoover's foreign policy with Asia / Michael E. Chapman -- Women and minorities / Nancy Beck Young -- Part V. In retrospect -- Historians' views of the Republican era: was Roosevelt an entirely new turn? / Justus Doenecke.

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With the analysis of the best scholars on this era, 29 essays demonstrate how academics then and now have addressed the political, economic, diplomatic, cultural, ethnic, and social history of the presidents of the Republican Era of 1921-1933 - Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. This is the first historiographical treatment of a long-neglected period, ranging from early treatments to the most recent scholarshipFeatures review essays on the era, including the legacy of progressivism in an age of "normalcy", the history of American foreign relations after World War I, and race relations in the 1920.

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