The Longman Companion to America in the Era of the Two World Wars, 1910-1945 [NOOK Book]

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Between 1910 and 1945 the United States transformed itself into a Super Power. By 1945, with rivals in Europe and Asia shattered by world war, she dominated global economic, financial and political arrangements and monopolised the atomic bomb. This new Companion to History is an indispensable guide to this critical period in US history. It includes: chronologies listing all the major events, both foreign and domestic; social and economic history, with many tables based on inaccessible data; scores of ...
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The Longman Companion to America in the Era of the Two World Wars, 1910-1945

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Overview

Between 1910 and 1945 the United States transformed itself into a Super Power. By 1945, with rivals in Europe and Asia shattered by world war, she dominated global economic, financial and political arrangements and monopolised the atomic bomb. This new Companion to History is an indispensable guide to this critical period in US history. It includes: chronologies listing all the major events, both foreign and domestic; social and economic history, with many tables based on inaccessible data; scores of mini-biographies; listings of the major office holders; and maps.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317895480
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/10/2014
  • Series: Longman Companions To History
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 264
  • File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Author's Note on Spelling
Sect. I Chronology, 1910-1945 1
1 The Climax of Progressivism, 1910-14 3
2 War and Peace, 1915-19 13
3 Years of Boom and Bust, 1920-29 23
4 The Great Depression, 1930-33 38
5 Recovery and Reform, 1934-40 44
6 The Second World War, 1941-45 57
Sect. II Foreign Policy, 1910-1940 71
1 US Imperiadism in the Caribbean 73
2 Dollar Diplomacy and Wilson's New Freedom in Central America 75
3 The Far East 78
4 Europe and the First World War 80
5 Republican Diplomacy 89
6 The League of Nations and European Peace 94
7 Economic Policy 95
8 The Roosevelt Years 97
Sect. III Constitution and Civil Liberties, 1910-1945 103
Sect. IV Economic and Social History, 1910-1945 111
1 Agriculture 113
2 Conservation 120
3 Commerce and the Tariff 122
4 Banking and Finance 124
5 Industry 131
6 Industrial Production, 1910-45 134
7 Demography 140
8 Industrial Workers and Labour Unions 143
Sect. V Principal Officeholders, 1910-1945 149
Sect. VI Biographies 165
Sect. VII Maps 217
Bibliographical Essay 228
Index 235
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