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Civic Engagement: Social Science and Progressive-Era Reform in New York City
John Louis Recchiuti
328 pages | 6 x 9 | 29 illus.
Cloth 2006 | ISBN 0-8122-3957-1 | $59.95 | £39.00

Civic EngagementRecchiuti chronicles the coalescence of overlapping social reform networks in New York City during the late Gilded Age and the Progressive Era built around the newly emergent social sciences. In this deeply researched study, Recchiuti focuses on Progressive reformers, including Kelley, Du Bois, and Seligman, among others.

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