The Great Depression and the New Deal

The Great Depression and the New Deal

A Thematic Encyclopedia

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Breadlines. Hoovervilles. Unprecedented poverty. The Great Depression brought ÒThe Land of OpportunityÓ to the brink of revolutionary upheaval. In response, Franklin D. RooseveltÕs New Deal redefined the governmentÕs role in promoting the general welfare of its citizens. Now, at a time of increasing economic anxiety—with ongoing debates over government intervention and regulation—what can we learn by looking back at the most pervasive domestic crisis in U.S. history? --From publisher description.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2010
ISBN: 9781598841541
Branch Call Number: 973.917 GREAT
Characteristics: 2 v. (xii, 792, 43 p.) : ill. ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Leab, Daniel J.


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