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The Refuge of Affections Family and American Reform Politics, 1900-1920

by Eric Rauchway

  • ISBN: 9780231121477
  • ISBN10: 0231121474

The Refuge of Affections Family and American Reform Politics, 1900-1920

by Eric Rauchway

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 03/01/2001
  • ISBN: 9780231121477
  • ISBN10: 0231121474
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Description: The Progressives -- those reformers responsible for the shape of many American institutions, from the Federal Reserve Board to the New School for Social Research -- have always presented a mystery. What prompted middle-class citizens to support fundamental change in American life? Eric Rauchway shows that like most of us, the reformers took their inspiration from their own lives -- from the challenges of forming a family.

Following the lives and careers of Charles and Mary Beard, Wesley Clair and Lucy Sprague Mitchell, and Willard and Dorothy Straight, the book moves from the plains of the Midwest to the plains of Manchuria, from the trade-union halls of industrial Britain to the editorial offices of the New Republic in Manhattan. Rauchway argues that parenting was a kind of elitism that fulfilled itself when it undid itself, and this vision of familial responsibility underlay Progressive approaches to foreign policy, economics, social policy, and education.

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