The Age of Reform

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The Age of Reform

Author: Richard Hofstadter
Publisher: Vintage Books
Copyright: 1955
Pages: 352
Cover Price: $ 14.95

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This book is a landmark in American political thought. It examines the passion for progress and reform that colored the entire period from 1890 to 1940 -- with startling and stimulating results. it searches out the moral and emotional motives of the reformers the myths and dreams in which they believed, and the realities with which they had to compromise. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

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Joseph Pulitzer, who immigrated from Hungary and built a newspaper empire, established through a bequest the journalism awards which still today bear his name.