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The Resource The muckrakers and the Progressive Era, Laurie Collier Hillstrom

The muckrakers and the Progressive Era, Laurie Collier Hillstrom

Label
The muckrakers and the Progressive Era
Title
The muckrakers and the Progressive Era
Statement of responsibility
Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides a detailed account of the muckraking movement in early twentieth-century American journalism and its contribution to progressive reforms. Explores how the muckraking tradition and progressive political ideas have continued through the modern era. Features include a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hillstrom, Laurie Collier
Dewey number
302.230973/09042
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4888.S6
LC item number
H55 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Defining moments
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Journalism
  • Social problems
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • United States
Label
The muckrakers and the Progressive Era, Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Narrative overview. Prologue -- Events leading up to the Progressive Era -- The role of journalism in America -- Addressing social problems -- Battling the titans of industry -- Exposing government corruption -- The muckraking tradition continues -- Legacy of the Progressive Era -- Biographies. Ray Stannard Baker (1870-1946) : journalist and author of Following the color line -- S.S. McClure (1857-1949) : progressive owner and editor of McClure's magazine -- David Graham Phillips (1867-1911) : journalist who wrote the "Treason of the Senate" series -- Jacob Riis (1849-1914) : photographer and author of How the other half lives -- John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) : industrial tycoon, philanthropist, and major target of the muckrakers -- Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) : president of the United States, 1901-1909 -- Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) : journalist, political leader, and author of The jungle -- Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936) : Journalist and author of The shame of the cities -- Ida M. Tarbell (1857-1944) : Journalist and author of The history of the Standard Oil Company -- Primary sources. President Theodore Roosevelt promises progressive reform -- Jacob Riis chronicles the struggles of the urban poor -- John Spargo describes the tragedy of child labor -- Ida Tarbell investigates the Standard Oil Trust -- Upton Sinclair exposes problems in the meatpacking industry -- Lincoln Steffens reveals the shame of the cities -- David Graham Phillips blasts corrupt U.S. senators -- Roosevelt calls crusading journalists "muckrakers" -- The Washington post gives wounded veterans a voice -- Pete Hamill explains the importance of investigative journalism -- Modern-day muckrakers face major challenges -- Important, people, places, and terms -- Chronology
Control code
431872408
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 248 pages
Isbn
9780780810938
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009026396
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)431872408
Label
The muckrakers and the Progressive Era, Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Narrative overview. Prologue -- Events leading up to the Progressive Era -- The role of journalism in America -- Addressing social problems -- Battling the titans of industry -- Exposing government corruption -- The muckraking tradition continues -- Legacy of the Progressive Era -- Biographies. Ray Stannard Baker (1870-1946) : journalist and author of Following the color line -- S.S. McClure (1857-1949) : progressive owner and editor of McClure's magazine -- David Graham Phillips (1867-1911) : journalist who wrote the "Treason of the Senate" series -- Jacob Riis (1849-1914) : photographer and author of How the other half lives -- John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) : industrial tycoon, philanthropist, and major target of the muckrakers -- Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) : president of the United States, 1901-1909 -- Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) : journalist, political leader, and author of The jungle -- Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936) : Journalist and author of The shame of the cities -- Ida M. Tarbell (1857-1944) : Journalist and author of The history of the Standard Oil Company -- Primary sources. President Theodore Roosevelt promises progressive reform -- Jacob Riis chronicles the struggles of the urban poor -- John Spargo describes the tragedy of child labor -- Ida Tarbell investigates the Standard Oil Trust -- Upton Sinclair exposes problems in the meatpacking industry -- Lincoln Steffens reveals the shame of the cities -- David Graham Phillips blasts corrupt U.S. senators -- Roosevelt calls crusading journalists "muckrakers" -- The Washington post gives wounded veterans a voice -- Pete Hamill explains the importance of investigative journalism -- Modern-day muckrakers face major challenges -- Important, people, places, and terms -- Chronology
Control code
431872408
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 248 pages
Isbn
9780780810938
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009026396
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)431872408

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