Great Depression

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a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment


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This reference contains entries and primary documents related to the Great Depression and the New Deal in the US, from the stock market crash of 1929 to the beginning of World War II in 1939.
Using Temple's career in the 1930s as a vehicle, Kasson provides an analysis of the role and "circulation of a new emotional currency" during the Great Depression (3).
Mullenbach brings the Great Depression alive in this comprehensive guide to life in the 1930s.
This informative title explores the causes of the stock market crash on October 29, 1929, and the resulting Great Depression.
Synopsis: When Alvi's father, a failed auctioneer in the North Dakota town of Red River, becomes tangled up in bootlegging and leaves town during the Great Depression, Alvi and his mother find themselves in dire straits.
Central bank says Rajan's comments did not imply risk of world economy slipping again into Great Depression
Young characters personify a tumultuous era, giving it meaning to those for whom the Great Depression feels like ancient history.
The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America offers a fine biography tracing the rise of child star Shirley Temple, linking her success to the wider issues brought during The Great Depression and showing how Shirley won a place in America's heart.
But no mortgage system is equipped to deal with credit problems on the scale of the Great Depression.
AMERICA 1933: THE GREAT DEPRESSION, LORENA HICKOK, ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, AND THE SHAPING OF THE NEW DEAL comes from a celebrated historian who focuses on Lorena Hickok's journalistic contributions to Roosevelt's administration during the Great Depression, and is a special recommendation for any collection strong in Depression history and analysis of American history.
presents an intellectual history of how free market advocacy recovered from retrenchment in the wake of the Great Depression in order to return to a dominant position in the Anglo-American public sphere by the 1980s.
During the Great Depression, however, government's share of the economy rose to between 14 and 15 % and would never drop below that point again.
You had the Great Depression in the United States," Samaras told Clinton, who was visiting Greece as part of a delegation of Greek-American businessmen.
THEY have been called the "Doomsayers" - a group of economic experts around the world who fear we could be on the brink of another Great Depression.
In the United States, the deep personal suffering experienced in the Great Depression challenged American optimism individually and collectively; organized religion everywhere discovered that economic catastrophe brooked little spiritual exceptionalism.