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Growing up in Boston"s Gilded Age

Marlene Deahl Merrill

Growing up in Boston"s Gilded Age

The Journal of Alice Stone Blackwell, 1872-1874

by Marlene Deahl Merrill

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Human rights,
  • Women"s studies,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Women In The U.S.,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • United States - State & Local,
  • Blackwell, Alice Stone,
  • History / General,
  • 1857-1950,
  • 19th century,
  • Blackwell, Alice Stone,,
  • Boston,
  • Boston (Mass.),
  • Diaries,
  • History,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10318038M
    ISBN 100300047770
    ISBN 109780300047776

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      Prof. Allison describes Boston during the Gilded Age of the late 19th century, as cities around the country are expanding and developing rapidly. This course explores the history of Boston from. The Gilded Age Revisited: Boston and the Museum Movement IT IS TO THAT SUPPOSEDLY GAUDY AND GIDDY POST-BELLUM ERA KNOWN AS THE Gilded Age that we owe many of our great cultural institutions, the world-famous opera houses, symphony orchestras and museums that bear the names of America's great cities: New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Boston.'.


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Growing up in Boston's Gilded Age: The Journal of Alice Stone Blackwell, Hardcover – Novem by Marlene Deahl Merrill (Author)Cited by: 2. Enabling us to enter the intimate psychological world and daily life of female youth of the time and giving us vignettes of the culture of Bostonians committed to reform, Growing Up in Boston's Gilded Age is rich and compelling reading."—Margo Horn.

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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Inwhen Alice Stone Blackwell was 14 years o /5(2). Growing Up in Boston's Gilded Age: The Journal of Alice Stone Blackwell,Edited by Marlene Deahl Merrill.

Teenager Alice Stone Blackwell, daughter of the woman's rights advocate Lucy Stone and Henry Blackwell, kept a diary recording her life in Dorchester, MA, from to   Some have begun to refer to Boston’s current growth spurt, not always with enthusiasm, as a new Gilded Age.

In the final decades of the 19th century and the first-or-so decade of the 20th, during. Blog. 30 April Prezi’s Staff Picks: InVision employees share their remote work secrets; 24 April How to make a sales pitch on video; 22 April About the author () Marlene Deahl Merrill is a documentary editor, historian, and affiliate scholar at Oberlin College.

She is the coeditor of "Growing 4/5(1). Read this book on Questia. In Octoberand February and Marchthe Institute for Massachusetts Studies sponsored a series of three symposia on Massachusetts in the Gilded Age, hosted by the John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library in Boston. The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today was a famous satirical novel by Mark Twain set in the late s, and the term “Gilded Age” soon came to define the tumultuous years between the Civil War and.

Rapid economic growth generated vast wealth during the Gilded Age. New products and technologies improved middle-class quality of life. Industrial workers and farmers didn't share in the new prosperity, working long hours in dangerous conditions for low pay.

Gilded Age politicians were largely corrupt and ineffective. National Book Award nominee Milton Rugoff gives his uniquely revealing view of the Gilded Age in this collective biography of Americans from to Writing on the political spoilsmen, money kings, parvenus, forty-niners, lords of the press, sexual transgressors, and women's rights leaders, Rugoff focuses on thirty-six men and women from almost every /5(3).

Growing up in Boston's Gilded Age: the journal of Alice Stone Blackwell, [Alice Stone Blackwell; Marlene Merrill] -- Contains primary source material. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Book Reviews She once referred to herself as "a watermelon among peaches" (p.

19). Subtitled Growing Up in Boston's Gilded Age, the journal might also be dubbed The Girlhood of a Women's Rights Leader in Training. Alice's life was filled with the efforts of attentive, if frequently absent, parents. Growing Up In Boston's Gilded Age: The Journal Of Alice Stone Blackwell, The Gilded Age: Perspectives on the Origins of Modern America This handy collection of essays provides a nice introduction to various aspects of the Gilded Age.

Written by scholars, the essays are authoritative, but they're written for students—not other academics—and provide the necessary narrative coverage as well as analysis. Isabel Weld Perkins and Larz Anderson were married in Boston’s Arlington Street Church (Unitarian) on J This is the church that Isabel attended as a child growing up in Boston’s Back Back in the late 19th century.

Alice described life in Dorchester from her perspective as a teenager in her journal published under the title Growing Up in Boston's Gilded Age: The Journal of Alice Stone Blackwell, Catching the train at the Old Colony station at Neponset or at Harrison Square to ride into Boston to exchange books at the Boston Athenaeum or at the Author: Anthony M.

Sammarco. Exhibits of Gilded Age Bostonian’s collected books and memoir of black family caught in cult Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections. Yet this was his life growing up in. Isabel Weld Perkins and Larz Anderson were married in Boston’s Arlington Street Church (Unitarian) on J This is the church that Isabel attended as a child growing up in Boston’s Back Back in the late 19th century.

The Gilded Age press, e-Book: Domesticating drink women, men, and alcohol in America, e-Book: Populism: the humane preference in America, E C American Catholic lay groups and transatlantic social reform in the progressive era: e-Book: Growing up in Boston’s Gilded Age: the journal of Alice Stone.

Perhaps the best autobiography/memoir ever written, the Boston-born Henry Adams tells his own (and America’s) story of growing up in the mid to late 19th century with profound self-understanding.The term Gilded Age for the period of economic boom after the American Civil War up to the turn of the century was applied to the era by historians in the s, who took the term from one of Mark Twain's lesser known novels, The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today ().

The book (co-written with Charles Dudley Warner) satirized the promised "golden age" after the Civil War. The book “Growing Up in Boston’s Gilded Age: The Journal of Alice Stone Blackwell, ” — was edited by Marlene Deahl Merrill and originally published by the Yale University Press in