Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-377) and index.
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.
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