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  • Equality
  • Charles Postel
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  • 03 July 2019
  • 9780809079636

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review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ò Charles Postel Charles Postel Ò 0 Read Read Euality ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook L demonstrates how taking stock of these movements forces us to rethink some of the central myths of American historyDespite a nationwide push for euality egalitarian impulses oftentimes clashed with one another These dynamics get to the heart of the great paradox of the fifty years following the Civil War and of American history at large Waves of agricultural labor and women's rights movements were accompanied by the deepening of racial discrimination and oppression Herculean efforts to overcom. This book will be an eye opener for most readers It covers some of the major social and political trends in the US in the late nineteenth century trends mostly forgotten today and the book shows the violent contested manner in which this country reached the state we re in todayAs documented by Postel racial oppression is the overriding unifying theme of American history Corporate power follows a parallel pathHe describes three major organizations that sprang up after the Civil War with laudable bold goals in promoting social justice and then describes how each fell into collusion with the Southern white supremacists who destroyed Reconstruction and relegated African Americans to subservience The Knights of Labor showed the most promise but stayed silent when it most mattered and black workers were being murdered by white militiasAlthough focusing on the

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review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ò Charles Postel Charles Postel Ò 0 Read Read Euality ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook E the economic ineuality of the first Gilded Age and the sexual ineuality of the late Victorian social order emerged alongside Native American dispossession Chinese exclusion Jim Crow segregation and lynch lawNow as Postel argues the twenty first century has ushered in a second Gilded Age of savage socioeconomic ineualities Convincing and learned Euality explores the roots of these social fissures and speaks urgently to the need for expansive strides toward euality to meet our contemporary crisi. great book very informative and very clear Sheds a lot of light on a chapter of American history we never hear much about

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review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ò Charles Postel Charles Postel Ò 0 Read Read Euality ¶ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook An in depth study of American social movements after the Civil War and their lessons for today by a prizewinning historianThe Civil War unleashed a torrent of claims for euality in the chaotic years following the war former slaves women's rights activists farmhands and factory workers all engaged in the pursuit of the meaning of euality in America This contest resulted in experiments in collective action as millions joined leagues and unions In Euality An American Dilemma 1866 1886 Charles Poste. This one took a while for me to get into but get into it I did to some extent It s a history of various movements in the late 19th century to promote various forms of social euality More than that it s how those movements often came in conflict with each other and forced people to prioritize a movement at the expense of others or if they were going to completely fight against the other movements We d like to think that all movements for euality work together but the simple fact is that s not the case Simply put calls for solidarity often worked best when coupled with a willingness to exclude others The movements are farmers the Grange women s movement WCTU which focused on than just temperance labor unions the Knights of Labor and oh yes black rights as well In the background of all these movements was the shadow of the Civil War Not just the fighting a