1890s American Populist Movement
Professor Robert Johnston and his class examined the 1890's American Populist movement. The discussion centered on Charles… read more
Professor Robert Johnston and his class examined the 1890's American Populist movement. The discussion centered on Charles Postel’s book, The Populist Vision, which followed the Populist movement from the rise of the Farmers' Alliance to its transformation into the Peoples' Party.
The class took place at the University of Illinois at Chicago. close
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- Robert D. Johnston Associate Professor University of Illinois at Chicago->History Department
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