America in the Twenties / Edition 1

America in the Twenties / Edition 1

by Ronald Allen Goldberg, John Robert Greene
     
 

Writing for undergraduate history courses, Goldberg (history, Thomas Nelson Community College) chronologically explores the main political, cultural, and economic developments of the United States in the 1920s. He relies primarily on secondary sources for constructing his synthetic narrative. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR See more details below

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Writing for undergraduate history courses, Goldberg (history, Thomas Nelson Community College) chronologically explores the main political, cultural, and economic developments of the United States in the 1920s. He relies primarily on secondary sources for constructing his synthetic narrative. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815630333
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2003
Series:
America in the Twentieth Century Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1Prelude to the Twenties1
2The Travails of Warren G. Harding22
3The Triumph of Calvin Coolidge43
4The Search for World Peace and Stability in the Twenties63
5A New Culture Emerges83
6The Dark Side of the Twenties101
7The Rise and Fall of Business122
8The Tragedy of Herbert Hoover142
9Legacies162
10Notes173
Selected Readings187
Bibliography197
Index201

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