American Heritage History of the Confident Years by Francis Russell

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Here, from New York Times bestselling historian Richard Russell is the vivid story of America's confident years - those days of exuberant growth in population, industry, and world prestige beginning with the end of the Civil War and ending with the outbreak of World War I. Here are the stories of political power struggles, Reconstruction, western expansion, Ellis Island, the rise of American tycoons and labor unions, and the entry into World War I.

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Francis Russell was educated at Oxford and has travelled in Italy for over fifty years. He is currently Deputy Chairman of Christies, specialising in old master paintings, and has written numerous books, articles and reviews on, mainly, Italian subjects. Russell is also the author of 'Places in Turkey' (3000 sold world-wide) and 'Places in Syria' (sold rather less for obvious reasons).
Published March 28, 2016 by New Word City, Inc.. 331 pages
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction