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By John C. Putman

This booklet strains the interaction of sophistication, gender, and politics in progressive-era Seattle, Washington throughout the formative interval of industrialization and the institution of a countrywide industry economic climate. With the swift westward enlargement of the capitalist industry by means of the sunrise of the 20 th century, nationwide political and monetary pressures considerably remodeled either urban and sector. regardless of the region's gigantic average assets, the West had a hugely urbanized inhabitants, surpassing even that of the commercial Northeast. Westerners celebrated the region's wide-open areas, or even even though a wide a part of the West's economic system used to be headquartered within the mines, fields, and forests, so much selected to stay within the urban. towns therefore witnessed the intersection of sophistication, gender, and political reform as citizens struggled to <br>

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