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Atlantic Crossings

Social Politics in a Progressive Age

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$41.50 • £33.95 • €37.50

ISBN 9780674002012

Publication Date: 05/19/2000


648 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

33 halftones, 2 line illustrations, 1 table

Belknap Press


  • Prologue
  • 1. Paris, 1900
    • World of Iron
    • Explaining Social Politics
  • 2. The Atlantic World
    • Landscapes
    • Progressive Politics
  • 3. Twilight of Laissez-Faire
    • Natural Acts and Social Desires
    • Professing Economics
  • 4. The Self-Owned City
    • The Collectivism of Urban Life
    • Cities on a Hill
  • 5. Civic Ambitions
    • Private Property, Public Designs
    • “City Planning in Justice to the Working Population”
  • 6. The Wage Earners’ Risks
    • Workingmen’s Insurance
    • Fields of Interest
  • 7. War Collectivism
    • Europe, 1914
    • Society “More or Less Molten”
  • 8. Rural Reconstruction
    • Cooperative Farming
    • Island Communities
  • 9. The Machine Age
    • The American Invasion of Europe
    • The Politics of Modernism
  • 10. New Deal
    • The Intellectual Economy of Catastrophe
    • Solidarity Imagined
  • 11. London, 1942
    • The Plan to Abolish Want
    • The Phoenix of Exceptionalism
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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