Gilded Age

Gilded Age in reference to an era in U.S. history, from the novel "The Gilded Age" by Mark Twain and C.D. Warner, published 1873.

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  • Gilded Age —   [ gɪldɪd eɪdʒ; englisch »goldenes Zeitalter«], in der Geschichte der USA das Gegenstück zu den deutschen Gründerjahren; eine nach dem Sezessionskrieg einsetzende, von Spekulation, Korruption und rücksichtsloser Ausnutzung wirtschaftlicher… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gilded Age — ☆ Gilded Age n. [from the novel The Gilded Age (1873) by TWAIN Mark & C. D. Warner] a period of U.S. history in the 1870s noted for political corruption, financial speculation, and the opulent lives of wealthy industrialists and financiers …   English World dictionary

  • Gilded Age — In American history, the Gilded Age refers to major growth in population in the United States and extravagant displays of wealth and excess of America s upper class during the post Civil War and post Reconstruction era, in the late 19th century… …   Wikipedia

  • Gilded Age — The Breakers, manoir classé National Historic Landmark, dont la construction s est étalée entre 1893 et 1895, est caractéristique du Gilded Age. Le Gilded Age (littéralement « période dorée » ou « âge doré ») est une période… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gilded Age — Der herrschaftliche Sommersitz The Breakers in Newport (Rhode Island) entstand während des Gilded Age Gilded Age (dt. „Vergoldetes Zeitalter“) (ca. 1876–1914) ist die Bezeichnung für die Blütezeit der Wirtschaft in den USA, die dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gilded Age — the period in the U.S. c1870 98, characterized by a greatly expanding economy and the emergence of plutocratic influences in government and society. * * * ▪ United States history       period of gross materialism and blatant political corruption… …   Universalium

  • Gilded Age — the period in the U.S. c1870 98, characterized by a greatly expanding economy and the emergence of plutocratic influences in government and society. * * * Gilded Age, U.S. any period of wealth and growth of a nation or culture, especially the 35… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gilded Age — opulent post Civil War period in the United States …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era — The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is a peer reviewed academic journal of American history. Sometimes referred to by the acronym JGAPE, the journal publishes scholarly articles and book reviews relating to the period between 1865… …   Wikipedia

  • The Gilded Age — period of rampant capitalism corruption and financial speculation during the late 19th and early 20th centuries (U.S. History); novel by Mark Twain …   English contemporary dictionary

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