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Contents Introduction: Particulars and Perspectives: Rethinking the History of American Public Life Wendy Gamber, Michael Grossberg, and Hendrik Hartog Part One. Pluralist Methods and Contexts 1. "Thinking Like an Indian": Exploring American Indian Views of American History Frederick E. Hoxie 2. The Pluralist State: The Convergence of Public and Private Power in America William J. Novak 3. Progressivism and Pluralism James J. Connolly 4. Llewellyn, Divorce, and Description Hendrik Hartog Part Two. Identities 5. Anna Dickinson, America's Joan of Arc: Public Discourse and Gendered Rhetoric during the Civil War J. Matthew Gallman 6. The Cold Spring Tragedy: Murder, Money, and Women's Business in the Gilded Age Wendy Gamber 7. The Enigma of Louis Brandeis's "Zionization": His First Public Jewish Address Allon Gal 8. "We Can Play Baseball on the Other Side": The Limits of Nationalist History on a U.S.-Canada Borderland Beth LaDow 9. A Successful Defense of Yesterday: Hoyt Moore and the Administration of the Steel Code under the National Industrial Recovery Act Charles W. Cheape Part Three. Institutional Experiences 10. "A Protected Childhood": The Emergence of Child Protection in America Michael Grossberg 11. Kluxing the 18th Amendment: The Anti-Saloon League, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Fate of Prohibition in the 1920s Thomas R. Pegram 12. Public Storm: Hurricanes and the State in Twentieth-Century America Raymond Arsenault Afterword: The Multiplicity of American Public Life Ellen Fitzpatrick Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States Politics and government, Political culture United States History, Social movements United States History, United States Historiography