End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War

End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War

by Alan Brinkley


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ISBN-13: 9780679753148
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/1996
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 371
Sales rank: 592,251
Product dimensions: 5.21(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Alan Brinkley is the Allan Nevins Professor of American History at Columbia University. His books include The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century, Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression, which won the National Book Award for History, and The Unfinished Nation: A Concise History of the American People. His essays, articles, and reviews have appeared in The American Historical Review, The Journal of American History, the New York Times Book ReviewThe New York Review of Books, the Times Literary SupplementThe New Republic, and other publications. He lives in New York City.

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End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
sgtbigg on LibraryThing 5 months ago
Documents the changes to the New Deal caused by the 1937 recession and the Second World War. Brinkley briefly discusses the pre-Recession polices and then gets into extreme detail regarding the people and changes after 1937. At times I had a hard time keeping the abbreviations straight, the book could have used a listing of agencies, bureaus, committees, etc , and their abbreviations. Some knowledge of economics would be helpful to the reader. I can't recommend this to the general reader, however if you have an interest in either the New Deal or the development of liberalism, it would be worth reading.