Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

History Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

2006

Book Reviews

Articles 1 - 2 of 2

Full-Text Articles in History

Review Of Farmers Vs. Wage Earners: Organized Labor In Kansas, 1860-1960 By R. Alton Lee, Jeffrey Johnson Dec 2005

Review Of Farmers Vs. Wage Earners: Organized Labor In Kansas, 1860-1960 By R. Alton Lee, Jeffrey Johnson

Jeffrey A. Johnson

No abstract provided.


Review Of A Common Humanity: Kansas Populism And The Battle For Justice And Equality, 1854-1903 By O. Gene Clanton, Jeffrey Johnson Dec 2005

Review Of A Common Humanity: Kansas Populism And The Battle For Justice And Equality, 1854-1903 By O. Gene Clanton, Jeffrey Johnson

Jeffrey A. Johnson

Across the landscape of modern American politics, the "Populist moment," as Lawrence Goodwyn's 1976 study labeled it, has fascinated scholars. Indeed, late nineteenth-century Populism posed a vocal and effectual political voice for Gilded Age America's discontented. Since his original 1969 study, Kansas Populism: Ideas and Men, O. Gene Clanton has meticulously examined the fundamental role of Kansa, Populists in shaping local and national politics. A Common Humanity, with great efficacy, revisits and reinterprets Kansas's Populism as a fight for fundamental working-class rights and agrarian values, amidst industrialization gone awry.