xiv, 397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
0195176502 cloth alkaline paper 9780195176506 cloth alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-377) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Modern times I: Farmers Push and energy : boosterism and rural reform Knowledge and power : machinery of modern education A better woman : independence of thought and action A farmers' trust : cooperative economies of scale II: Populists Business politics : state models and political frameworks Race progress : shaping a new racial order Confederation : urban, labor, and nonconformist reform Shrine of science : innovation in populist faith Conclusion : populist defeat and its meaning.