Traces the political and social saga of America as it passed through the momentous transformation of the Industrial Revolution and the settlement of the West. This title includes chapters that are focusing on immigration, labor, the great cities, and the American Renaissance.
This work offers a reconstruction of the dialogue between leading socialist theoreticians and Jewish intellectuals from the 1880s until world War II. It focuses in detail on the attitude towards Jews through three personalities - Karl Kautsky, Eduard Bernstein and Rosa Luxemburg.
An overview of the history of social welfare and juvenile justice in Boston. This book traces the origins, development and ultimate failure of Protestant and Catholic reformers' efforts to ameliorate working-class poverty and juvenile delinquency.
Middle-Class American Mothers and Daughters, 1880-1920
Challenges the assumption that the mother-daughter relationship is necessarily defined by hostility, guilt and antagonism, concluding that mothers and daughters managed to sustain close, nurturing relationships in an era marked by a major generation gap in terms of aspirations and opportunities.
This account discusses the outbreak of medical malpractice litigation in the 1840s in America that disrupted professional relations, injured individual reputations, and burdened physicians with legal fees and damage awards.
The Social Teaching of the Papal Encyclicals 1740-1989
Provides an analysis that concerns Roman Catholics, public officials, social ethicists, theologians, and students need. This title includes a review of Catholic social teaching in its historical development.