The Great Depression
by Harris, Nathaniel, 1937-
|Format:||Print Book 2003|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
What was it like to lose all the money you had saved? What was it like to live in a shantytown? What was it like to be a witness to history? Step back in time to the Great Depression. See history through the eyes of those who lived it. Hear how on October 24, 1929, a day called Black Thursday sent Wall Street into disastrous decline. Discover what it was like in Germany when a month's salary couldn't buy more than a cup of coffee. Find out how it felt to have to pile all of your possessions onto a truck and head across the country in search of work.
ContentsHow do we know?
The U.S. boom
The Depression begins in the United States
World in crisis
Great Britain in the 1920s
On the move
The lives of women
Tackling the crisis
Great Britain during the Depression
The New Deal
The Soviet alternative
Great Britain's writers
American arts of the new-deal era
The recovery stalls
|Series||Witness to history (Heinemann Library (Firm))|
Depressions -- 1929 -- Europe.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
Economic history -- 1918-1945.
|Publisher|| Chicago, Ill. :Heinemann Library,2003
56 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 53-54) and index.
|ISBN||1403445680 (lib. bdg.)