"The Best Men": Liberal Reformers in the Gilded Age
Publish date: 1968
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 356
Edition language: English
John G. Sproat's book offers a critical analysis of the politics and achievements of college-educated independents during the Gilded Age. He identifies these liberal reformers by their shared characteristics: their belief in classical liberalism, a moral code firmly based in their Protestant faith, ...