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The Resource The Great Depression : America, 1929-1941, with a new introduction by the author, Robert S. McElvaine

The Great Depression : America, 1929-1941, with a new introduction by the author, Robert S. McElvaine

Label
The Great Depression : America, 1929-1941
Title
The Great Depression
Title remainder
America, 1929-1941
Statement of responsibility
with a new introduction by the author, Robert S. McElvaine
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Depicts a period when widespread poverty, hunger, and misery were assuaged by innovative public programs and the arts
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McElvaine, Robert S.
Dewey number
973.91/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E806
LC item number
.M43 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Depressions
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The Great Depression : America, 1929-1941, with a new introduction by the author, Robert S. McElvaine
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 350-385) and index
Contents
Historical currents and the Great Depression -- Who was roaring in the twenties? - origins of the Great Depression -- In the right place at the wrong time? - Herbert Hoover -- Nature takes its course : the first years of the Depression -- The lord of the manor : FDR -- "And what was dead was hope" : 1932 and the interregnum -- "Action, and action now" : the hundred days and beyond -- "Fear itself" : depression life -- Moral economics : American values and culture in the Great Depression -- Thunder on the left : rising unrest, 1934-35 -- "I'm that kind of liberal because I'm that kind of conservative" : the second new deal -- New Hickory : the WPA, the election of 1936, and the court fight -- The CIO and the later new deal -- "Dr. New Deal" runs out of medicine : the last years of the Depression, 1939-41 -- Perspective : the Great Depression and modern America
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxx, 402 p.
Isbn
9780812923278
Lccn
94100756
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • sky201566324
  • (OCoLC)30110917
Label
The Great Depression : America, 1929-1941, with a new introduction by the author, Robert S. McElvaine
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 350-385) and index
Contents
Historical currents and the Great Depression -- Who was roaring in the twenties? - origins of the Great Depression -- In the right place at the wrong time? - Herbert Hoover -- Nature takes its course : the first years of the Depression -- The lord of the manor : FDR -- "And what was dead was hope" : 1932 and the interregnum -- "Action, and action now" : the hundred days and beyond -- "Fear itself" : depression life -- Moral economics : American values and culture in the Great Depression -- Thunder on the left : rising unrest, 1934-35 -- "I'm that kind of liberal because I'm that kind of conservative" : the second new deal -- New Hickory : the WPA, the election of 1936, and the court fight -- The CIO and the later new deal -- "Dr. New Deal" runs out of medicine : the last years of the Depression, 1939-41 -- Perspective : the Great Depression and modern America
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxx, 402 p.
Isbn
9780812923278
Lccn
94100756
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • sky201566324
  • (OCoLC)30110917

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