Populist Cartoons: An Illustrated History of the Third-Party Movement of the 1890s

Populist Cartoons: An Illustrated History of the Third-Party Movement of the 1890s

by Worth Robert Miller

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This extensive and rich treasure trove of cartoons from Populist newspapers of the 1890s tells the story of one of the most successful third-party movements in American history. The arguments made in these illustrations resonated with late nineteenth-century readers, as evidenced by the continued use of the term Populist. This selection of cartoons and Worth Robert Miller's commentary give the common man's perspective on the politics of corporate greed in terms still relevant today.

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BN ID: 2940148913450
Publisher: Truman State University Press
Publication date: 10/17/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

Worth Robert Miller is professor of history at Missouri State University. He is a specialist on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, and has written extensively on the Populist movement of the 1890s. His publications include Oklahoma Populism: A History of the People�s Party in the Oklahoma Territory; �A Centennial Historiography of American Populism,� �The Lost World of Gilded Age Politics,� and �Building a Populist Coalition in Texas, 1892�1896,� (co-authored with Stacy G. Ulbig). Professor Miller also is editor of a Populism website that contains the most extensive bibliography on the Farmers� Alliance and Populist Party.

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