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The New Deal at Home and Abroad, 1929-1945 (Sources in American History)

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Title:The New Deal at Home and Abroad, 1929-1945 (Sources in American History)
Price:GBP£8.00 (about USD$10.10)
Book ID:B009-HST00096
Publisher:The Free Press/Macmillan Inc, New York, 1965
Edition:First Edition
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:N/A
The Free Press/Macmillan Inc, 1965, Paperback, Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: N/A, First Edition

white titles spine; "Dealing with the years of depression, resurgence, and war, this volume offers a long selection from F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Crack-Up', and reprints the whole of Albert Maltz's 'The Happiest Man on Earth' as a means of illustrating the spirit of the late 1920s and early 193Os;. World War II is treated in two selections from Ernie Pyle's 'Brave Men', in Gunnar Myrdal's 'America Again at the Crossroads,' and in President Franklin D. Roosevelt's 'State of the Union Message' of January 11, 1944. The Sources In American History series, of which this is volume eight, is comprised of nine paperbound volumes that Illuminate the range and development of American civilization and society, from the colonial period to the administration of John F. Kennedy. Although the volumes complement each other and form an integrated series, each volume can be used separately. Through original (primary) materials. many not readily accessible to students of American history, the major political, social, intellectual, cultural, and economic themes of American history are organized and presented in a manner designed primarily to facilitate study and discussion. Each volume includes a small number of lengthy and highIy significant. selections from the sources of the period. Great care has been taken to represent not only the major themes and issues, but also the most important official documents, theoretical writings, narrative and analytical accounts, and literary materials of American history, The source materials in this volume are introduced and placed in historical perspective by an extended, interpretive essay by Professor Chambers that reveals and evaluates the chief developments of the period and links these directly to the selections."; previous owner's name & inscription on pre-title page; a tight, clean copy; 273 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Economics; American Studies; The Great Depression; United States; 1930s; Politics & Government. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: HST00096.
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