Roots of Reform: Farmers, Workers, and the American State, 1877-1917
Publish date: August 1st 1999
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Pages no: 542
Edition language: English
Sanders argues that “agrarian movements constituted the most important political force driving the development of the American national state in the half century before World War I.” (1) This story has not been well told, she says, because of a “strong urban labor bias” among social historians, an...