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Unformatted text preview: (1890) Lecture Outline: I. The Underside of Industrialization a. A Redefinition of Freedom b. Industrialization’s Discontents II. Challenging Corporate Greed a. The Story of George Rice b. Small Business’s Adversaries i. Politics ii. The Courts III. Combating Capitalist Excess a. The Story of Evangeline Booth b. Middle-class Reforms in the Gilded Age i. Rescuing Humanity from Despair ii. Rescuing Society from Conspicuous Consumption IV. Changing the Status of Labor a. The Story of Joseph Finnerty b. Working-class Alternatives in the Gilded Age i. The Rise of Unions ii. The Politics of Labor...
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- Spring '08
- The Theory of the Leisure Class, George Rice, Evangeline Booth, Joseph Finnerty