Age of Extremes

by Joy Hakim

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Presents the history of the United States from the colonization of the New World through the middle of the eighteenth century.


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9 inches

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LibraryThing member Hamburgerclan
Ms. Hakim takes on 1880 through 1917 in this eighth volume of A History of US. It was the time of robber barons and labor unions, populists, inventors and immigrants. Ms. Hakim presents it with her usual mix of social and political history, giving special attention to those whose ideas weren't
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quite so popular at the time.
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LibraryThing member BrynDahlquis
A very well-written and interesting history book. It's rare that I find what is essentially a textbook that is so much fun and still informative. It's not every book that warns you when a chapter will be boring!

Usually after I finish history books, I feel like I've wasted a ton of time. This time,
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on the other hand, I feel like I've actually learned something!
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