The Resource The New Deal and the Great Depression, edited by Aaron D. Purcell, (electronic resource)

The New Deal and the Great Depression, edited by Aaron D. Purcell, (electronic resource)

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The New Deal and the Great Depression
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The New Deal and the Great Depression
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edited by Aaron D. Purcell
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eng
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In this second volume of the Interpreting American History series, experts on the 1930s address the changing historical interpretations of a critical period in American history. Following a decade of prosperity, the Great Depression brought unemployment, economic ruin, poverty, and a sense of hopelessness to millions of Americans. President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal programs aimed to bring relief, recovery, and reform to the masses. More than seventy-five years after Roosevelt took the oath as president, Americans are still debating what did and did not happen in the 1930s to help the nation recover from its worst economic depression. Proponents and detractors have cast the successes and failures of the New Deal in many lights. Historians have argued that the New Deal went too far, that it did not go far enough, that it created more problems than it solved, and even that its shaky foundations are the reason for the economic and social instability of the Great Recession of the early twenty-first century. The contributors to this volume explore how historians have judged the nature, effects, and outcomes of the New Deal. Arranged in three sections, the essays discuss Roosevelt's New Deal revolution, explore the groups on the fringes of the New Deal, and consider the legacies of 1930s reform. Chapters focus on specific areas of study, including politics, agriculture, the environment, labor, African Americans, the economy, social programs, the arts, mobilization for World War II, and memory. These fields represent today's emerging interpretations of one of the most significant decades of the twentieth century. Interpreting American History: The New Deal and the Great Depression introduces readers to this important period by examining the major historical debates that surround the 1930s, giving students a succinct and indispensable historiographic overview
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973.917
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no index present
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E806
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.N4146 2014
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Interpreting American history
The New Deal and the Great Depression, edited by Aaron D. Purcell, (electronic resource)
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The New Deal and the Great Depression, edited by Aaron D. Purcell, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Historical interpretations of the New Deal and the Great Depression / Aaron D. Purcell -- Politics of the 1930s and the New Deal / Michael A. Davis -- Agriculture and the New Deal / Todd Holmes -- The environment and the New Deal / Douglas Sheflin -- The economy and the new deal / Jennifer Egolf -- Social programs and the New Deal / Stuart Patterson -- Art and the New Deal / Sharon Ann Musher -- African Americans and the politics of race during the New Deal / Gloria-Yvonne Williams -- Organized labor, reds, and radicals of the 1930s / Gregory S. Taylor -- Overseas intervention, the rise of fascism abroad, and the origins of World War II / Peter Luddington-Foronjy -- Memory and the New Deal / Michael W. Barberich
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1 online resource (200 p.)
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9781612778709
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