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The Great Depression : America, 1929-1941 / Robert S. McElvaine.

By: McElvaine, Robert S, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Times Books, c1984Description: xiv, 402 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0812910613; 9780812910612; 0812963431 (pbk.); 9780812963434 (pbk.).Subject(s): United States -- History -- 1933-1945 | United States -- History -- 1919-1933 | United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 | Depressions -- 1929 -- United States | United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 | New Deal, 1933-1939 | Geschichte 1929-1941Additional physical formats: Online version:: Great Depression.DDC classification: 973.91/6 Other classification: 15.85
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.
Summary: Provides cultural and social perspectives while examining the political and economic history of the U.S. from 1929-1941.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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E806 .M43 1984 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100089697

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

Provides cultural and social perspectives while examining the political and economic history of the U.S. from 1929-1941.

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