The Great Depression America, 1929-1941 by Robert S. McElvaine

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Published by Times Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Depressions -- 1929 -- United States,
  • New Deal, 1933-1939,
  • United States -- History -- 1933-1945,
  • United States -- History -- 1919-1933,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 350-385) and index.

Book details

Statementwith a new introduction by the author, Robert S. McElvaine.
LC ClassificationsE806 .M43 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 402 p. :
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1134361M
ISBN 100812923278
LC Control Number94100756

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