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John T. Matthews's A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900 - 1950 PDF

By John T. Matthews

ISBN-10: 0631206876

ISBN-13: 9780631206873

This state-of-the-art spouse is a accomplished source for the examine of the trendy American novel. released at a time whilst literary modernism is being completely reassessed, it displays present investigations into the origins and personality of the stream as an entire.

  • Brings together 28 unique essays from prime scholars
  • Allows readers to orient person works and authors of their critical cultural and social contexts
  • Contributes to efforts to get well minority voices, comparable to these of African American novelists, and well known subgenres, similar to detective fiction
  • Directs scholars to significant suitable scholarship for additional inquiry
  • Suggests the numerous ways in which “modern”, “American” and “fiction” hold new meanings within the twenty-first century

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2003). International Historical Statistics: The Americas, 1750-2000, 5th edn, 3 vols. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. Olmstead, Alan L. and Paul W. Rhode. (2001). Reshaping the landscape: The impact and diffusion of the tractor in American agriculture, 1910-1960. The Journal of Economic History 61, 3: 663–98. Overton, Richard C. (1946). Westward expansion since the Homestead Act. In Harold F. ), The Growth of the American Economy: An Introduction to the Economic History of the United States (pp.

76 percent in manufacturing. 26 percent of white women workers. Like white counterparts, however, black women in the labor force were likely to live in or move to cities. Most black migrants who left rural areas moved to southern cities, where a surfeit of black labor filled domestic jobs for low pay. Even before the massive African-American migrations of the World War I era, the lure of jobs drew black women to northern cities in greater numbers than black men. Black women migrants, unlike men, could always find jobs, as cooks, laundresses, scrubwomen, maids; in New York in 1910, four out of five employed black women held domestic jobs.

Vol. 3, Population Redistribution and Economic Growth. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society. Ferrie, Joseph P. (1995). Up and out or down and out? Immigrant mobility in the antebellum United States. Journal of Interdisciplinary History 26, 1: 33–55. Galbraith, John Kenneth. (1952). American Capitalism: The Concept of Countervailing Power. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Goodrich, Carter and Sol Davidson. (1935). The wage-earner in the westward movement I. Political Science Quarterly 50, 2: 161–85.

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