The Mauve Decade
American Life at the End of the Nineteenth Century
By (author) Thomas Beer
Mauve Decade by Thomas Beer
Book DescriptionLaced with witty anecdotes and sparkling epigrams, Beer's remarkable cultural history encompasses the wild panoply of the Gilded Age's last decade, from high society to the closing of the West. Bracketed by Emerson's death and Teddy Roosevelt's presidential election, The Mauve Decade sports a historical cast featuring Henry Adams, William James, Ambrose Bierce, Louisa May Alcott and the Dalton gang.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780786705016
(210mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc
Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 22-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United States
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