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Cooper's book is a critical reference for me because it deliberately views a wide scope of reference material, ranging from politics, economics, to literature and art. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Frank T. Manheim
This is an interesting history of the US between 1900 and 1920. I read this book because I am interested in the period and not because I was forced to for a college course. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Metallurgist
C. writes quite ably. the book often reads like a college text, with its attention to both sides of a question, but this impression will not endure, and C. is commendably fair. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Richard I. Pervo
Very scholarly, easy to read, a real page turner. It dealt with one of my favorite periods in American history.
Mr. Cooper presents social, gender, racial, economic, industrial, political, and more, history of the period in a most readable fashion. Read morePublished on December 28, 2012 by Judy Olson
For an introduction to the era this book is very good and very thorough. I would recommend it as a beginning to your study of this time in American History but the territory it... Read morePublished on November 4, 2011 by Frederick G. Widdowson
Pivotal Decades along with Perils of Prosperity, provide a large part of the missing links in the Oxford History of The United States series. Read morePublished on June 20, 2011 by Dr. Pete
This book was one of my texts for a 20th century history class in my graduate program. I usually do not get excited over required readings but this book proved to be very well... Read morePublished on May 5, 2011 by M. Perry