Work of the Fellows: Monographs

Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919

Painter, Nell Irvin (Fellow, 1978-79)

New York: W.W. Norton, 1987

From the publisher's description:

Standing at Armageddon is a comprehensive and lively historical account of America's shift from a rural and agrarian society to an urban and industrial society. Nell Irvin Painter will be featured in the PBS multipart series The Progressive Era with Bill Moyers, which coincides with the release of the updated edition of this acclaimed work.

Subjects: History;; American History; Urban History; Rural History; Agriculture; Industrialization;