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Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920's

Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920's

by Frederick Lewis Allen
Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920's

Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920's

by Frederick Lewis Allen

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Overview

Frederick Lewis Allen (July 5, 1890 Boston, Massachusetts - February 13, 1954 New York City) was the editor of Harper's Magazine and also notable as an American historian of the first half of the twentieth century. His specialty was writing about what was at the time recent and popular history. His best-known book was Only Yesterday, a book chronicling American life in the 1920s. (wikipedia.org)


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ISBN-13: 9781604445190
Publisher: IndoEuropeanPublishing
Publication date: 06/07/2011
Pages: 222
Sales rank: 260,899
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

FREDERICK LEWIS ALLEN was a noted author and historian whose other widely acclaimed works include Since Yesterday: The Nineteen Thirties in America and Great Pierpont Morgan.

Table of Contents

Prelude: May, 1919.

Back to Normalcy.

The Big Red Scare.

America Convalescent.

The Revolution in Manners and Morals.

Harding and the Scandals.

Coolidge Prosperity.

The Ballyhoo Years.

The Revolt of the Highbrows.

Alcohol and Al Capone.

Home, Sweet Florida.

The Big Bull Market.

Crash!

Aftermath: 1930-31.

Appendix.

Index.

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