America in 1900 by Noel J. Kent

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At the beginning of this century, the nation grappled for the first time with a series of complex new challenges: distribution of wealth and economic opportunity; the form race and ethnic relations should take in a country of increasing diversity; the relationship between big business and government; how the United States, as a new world power, should act overseas; and a host of others." "Kent's ten chapters comprise a colorful narrative history of the major events of this pivotal year that continues to resonate a century later.

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University of Hawaii, Manoa
Published July 1, 2000 by M. E. Sharpe. 256 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History. Non-fiction

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Kent draws similarly incisive parallels in other areas, including foreign policy, where he finds echoes of 1900-style imperialism (then in Cuba and the Philippines) in recent U.S. military actions in Serbia and Sudan.

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