Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression

eBook - 2004
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A two-volume reference work focuses on Depression-era issues in political science, economics, arts, literature, agriculture, and the environment.

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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 (booknews.com)

Publisher: Farmington Hills, MI : Macmillan Reference USA, c2004
ISBN: 0028659082 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK 973.91603 ENC
Additional Contributors: McElvaine, Robert S. 1947-


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