Historical Dictionary of the Gilded Age
- Publish Date: 2003-05-31
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Leonard C. Schlup;James G. Ryan;Vincent de Santis
This concise dictionary is a comprehensive reference to the colorful period that marks the emergence of the US as a modern nation. Stretching roughly from 1877 to 1901, the Gilded Age was an era noted for extremes - vast fortunes and booming cities on the one hand; widespread poverty on the other.