More Than a Muckraker: Ida Tarbell's Lifetime in Journalism

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Robert C. Kochersberger, Jr.
Univ. of Tennessee Press, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 296 pages
Despite all of Tarbell's accomplishments, there has been little analysis, and no compilation, of her writings. Robert C. Kochersberger has painstakingly gathered the best of her scattered articles, book chapters, speeches, and previously unpublished pieces into a single volume so that her writings may be reexamined in the light of recent scholarship in the fields of journalism, women's and gender studies, sociology, and American history.
 

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Ida Tarbell's investigative reporting exposed the monopolistic practices of Standard Oil Company in the early 1900s, earning her a place among the most celebrated muckrakers in journalism history. Two ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword
xi
Preface
xvii
Introduction
5
before and after the French Revolution
18
Roland a brilliant figure of the French Revolutionary era who died on
27
ing Lincolns assassination with special emphasis on the funeral train
42
What interests you most in this cosmopolitan world of today? Tarbells
207
cessful work at eighty and criticizes the silly taboos against old age
213
Undated 1930s typescript At once highly personal and highly critical
222
Notes
229
Selected Bibliography
235
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