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Author Rauchway, Eric.

Title The Great Depression & the New Deal : a very short introduction / Eric Rauchway
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (150 pages) : illustrations
Series Very short introductions ; 166
Very short introductions ; 166
Contents The world in debt -- The Hoover years -- Americans in the Depression -- Reflation and relief -- Managing farm and factory -- Countervailing power -- The end of the beginning
Summary The Great Depression forced the United States to adopt policies at odds with its political traditions. This title looks at the background to the Depression, its social impact, and at the various governmental attempts to deal with the crisis
Notes Title from e-book t.p. (viewed May 19, 2010)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 134-136) and index
Subject Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Europe.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
New Deal, 1933-1939.
Europe -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
United States -- History -- 1919-1933.
United States -- History -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007030523
ISBN 0195326342 (paperback; alk. paper)
0199716919 (electronic bk.)
1435638883 (electronic bk.)
9780195326345 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780199716913 (electronic bk.)
9781435638884 (electronic bk.)
(Paper)
Other Titles Great Depression and the New Deal