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Great Depression free pdf Who were the people waiting in the bread lines and living in Hoovervilles? Who were the migrants heading North and West? Did anyone survive the Depression relatively unscathed? Giving a voice to stories often untold, Great Depression: People and Perspectives covers the full spectrum of American life, portraying the experiences of ordinary citizens during the worst economic crisis in the nation's history. Great Depression shows how specific groups coped with the traumatic upheaval of the times, including rural Americans, women, children, African Americans, and immigrants. In addition, it offers revealing chapters on the conflict between social scientists and policymakers responding to the crisis, the impact of the Depression on the health of U.S. citizens, and the roles that American technology and Hollywood movies played in helping the nation survive.

About Hamilton Cravens

Hamilton Cravens is Professor of History at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. His published works include "Ideas in American Culture" and "Before Head Start: The Iowa Station and America's Children."

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Author : Hamilton Cravens
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Data Published : 14 July 2009
ISBN : 1598840932
EAN : 9781598840933
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 275 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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