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A New Order of Things: St. Louis, Chicago, and the Struggle for Western Commercial Supremacy
(The Confluence, 2011)
St. Louis leadership during the Gilded Age was nothing if not confident, even suggesting that the nation's capital be moved to the St. Louis region.
From Theory to Action: Good Enough Digital Preservation for Under-Resourced Cultural Heritage Institutions
Libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage organizations collect, create, and steward a rapidly increasing volume of digital content. Both research conclusions and professionals’ real-life experiences expose ...
Mixed Feelings: Stephen Colwell, Christian Sensibility, and the American State, 1841-1861
(Historical Society of Pennsylvania/University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018-04-01)
Stephen Colwell argued that a high tariff could produce a moral political economy in an industrializing United States. He suggested that by providing industrial workers with wages higher than the international market would ...
EMORY JOHNSON AND THE RISE OF ECONOMIC EXPERTISE IN THE PROGRESSIVE STATE, 1898–1913
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-04-01)
Emory Johnson served in a series of executive-branch appointments pertaining to the Panama Canal. Like many other executive experts, he used his professional skills and reputation as political tools, promoting the canal ...