A Companion to Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover

A Companion to Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover

Editor(s): Katherine A.S. Sibley

Published Online: 1 AUG 2014 08:51PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444350036

Online ISBN: 9781118834510

DOI: 10.1002/9781118834510

About this Book

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 scholarship
  • Features 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 1920s, as well as coverage of the three presidential elections and a thorough treatment of the causes and consequences of the Great Depression
  • An introduction by the editor provides an overview of the issues, background and historical problems of the time, and the personalities at play

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Background of Progressivism

  2. Part II: Warren G. Harding and the Early 1920s

  3. Part III: Calvin Coolidge and His Era

  4. Part IV: Herbert Hoover and His Era

  5. Part V: In Retrospect

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