Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

by Robert S. McElvaine (Editor)

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Encyclopedia of the Great Depression by Robert S. McElvaine

Useful as a resource for high school and beginning undergraduate students, this two-volume reference focuses on issues in political science, economics, arts and literature, agriculture, and the environment during the Great Depression, mainly, but not exclusively, in the US. A sampling of topics: the dust bowl, Bonus Army, the American Youth Congress, humor, jazz, charity, class, farm policy, gold standard, consumerism, breadlines, and music. Many entries feature the biographies of important political, historic, and cultural figures. Each entry is cross-referenced and includes a bibliography. B&w illustrations support the text, which was written by academics, mainly at American universities. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13: 9780028656885
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Pages: 1134

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