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A Concise History of the New Deal

A Concise History of the New Deal

by Jason Scott Smith
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ISBN-13: 9780521700788
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/29/2014
Series: Cambridge Essential Histories Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Jason Scott Smith is Associate Professor of History at the University of New Mexico, where he teaches courses on the history of capitalism and liberalism. Smith is the author of the award-winning Building New Deal Liberalism (Cambridge University Press, 2005). He is often quoted in the media, and his scholarly work has appeared in a number of journals, including the Journal of Social History, the Pacific Historical Review, Reviews in American History, and the Journal of Interdisciplinary History. From 2004 to 2006 he held a Mellon Fellowship in American Studies at Cornell University, where he was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of History and the Department of Government. In 2001-2 he was the Harvard-Newcomen Fellow at the Harvard Business School. He received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents

1. A global depression; 2. Saving capitalism, 1933-4; 3. The New Deal at high tide, 1934-6; 4. Society and culture in the 1930s; 5. Opposition and backlash, 1937-9; 6. Legacies of the New Deal.

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