The Great Depression and the New Deal: A Thematic Encyclopedia

The Great Depression and the New Deal: A Thematic Encyclopedia

by Daniel Leab, Kenneth J. Bindas, Alan Harris Stein, Justin Corfield
     
 

ISBN-10: 1598841548

ISBN-13: 9781598841541

Pub. Date: 12/09/2009

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

A comprehensive encyclopedia of the 1930s in the United States, showing how the Depression affected every aspect of American life.

• Over 650 alphabetically organized entries on the impact of the Depression and the New Deal on the nation's economy, politics, society, arts, and minorities

• 45 contributors at the forefront of current scholarship on

Overview

A comprehensive encyclopedia of the 1930s in the United States, showing how the Depression affected every aspect of American life.

• Over 650 alphabetically organized entries on the impact of the Depression and the New Deal on the nation's economy, politics, society, arts, and minorities

• 45 contributors at the forefront of current scholarship on 1930s America and the continuing aftershocks of that tumultuous time

• Primary documents integrated throughout, including Woody Guthrie songs, writings and speeches from Huey Long and Father Coughlin, murals by Diego Rivera, excerpts from The Grapes of Wrath, and contemporary newspaper articles

• Illustrations providing definitive images of the Depression/New Deal era, including federally funded work such as Dorothea Lange's photography for the Farm Security Administration

• A comprehensive chronology that marks the origins, course, and consequences of the Depression and the New Deal

• Bibliographic listings for each entry and a comprehensive index of people, places, events, and key terms

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598841541
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/09/2009
Pages:
792
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 2.50(d)

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