Lessons in Progress
State Universities and Progressivism in the New South, 1880-1920
By (author) Michael Dennis
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Lessons in Progress by Michael Dennis
Book DescriptionHow progressivism transformed higher education in the New South by focusing on practical, utilitarian education, creating a vast educational bureaucracy, and making the universities into instruments of the state.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252026171
(5830mm x 3895mm x 712mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 5-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Michael Dennis
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Dennis's wide-angle perspective reveals the Memorial Day Massacre as not simply another bloody incident in the long story of labor-management tension in American history but as an illustration of the broad-based movement for social democracy which developed in the New Deal era.
Stumpwork Embroidery, Paperback (August 2014)
Stumpwork Embroidery is a bind-up of Kay and Michael Dennis's successful titles: Stumpwork Seasons, Stumpwork Figures, and Beginner's Guide to Stumpwork. This comprehensive title offers clear step-by-steps and inspiring projects so that crafters of all abilities can create wonderful stumpwork and needlelace pieces with ease.
Memorial Day Massacre and the Movement for Industrial Democracy, Hardback (January 2011)» View all books by Michael Dennis
This book explores one of the most dramatic and scandalous events in the movement for American democratic reform. Dubbed the Memorial Day Massacre, it saw Chicago police shoot and kill ten demonstrators and beat more than one hundred others as they tried to form a mass picket line at the Republic Steel Plant in South Chicago.
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