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Are We A Nation?: The Emergence of Modern America, 1896–1929

Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 2:00pm
The era of Teddy Roosevelt, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford laid the foundations for the America of bigger government, citizen-consumers, ethnic diversity, global leadership, and popular culture fueled by celebrity, advertising and mass communication.  At the same time, powerful old ideas about national identity, public behavior and gender, and potent forces of religious fundamentalism, isolationism and social conservatism resisted change and battled mightily to slow its momentum.
 
Bruce J. Schulman is William E. Huntington Professor of History at Boston University. He is the author and co-editor of numerous books, including Reawakened Nation: The Birth of Modern America, 1896–1929, which is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. Schulman contributes frequently to newspapers and online publications, and has appeared as an expert commentator on numerous television and radio programs. He has been named the United Methodist Scholar and Teacher of the Year. Schulman is also a Distinguished Lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.