Standing at Armageddon

A Grassroots History of the Progressive Era

Nell Irvin Painter (Author)


"A consistently engrossing, occasionally irreverent, always smoothly written history of America's painful entry into the modern age."—Kirkus Reviews

Standing at Armageddon is a comprehensive and lively historical account of America's shift from a rural and agrarian society to an urban and industrial society. Nell Irvin Painter will be featured in the PBS multipart series The Progressive Era with Bill Moyers, which coincides with the release of the updated edition of this acclaimed work.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • April 2008
  • ISBN 978-0-393-33192-9
  • 5.6 × 8.3 in / 448 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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