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Only Yesterday : An Informal History of the 1920'S - Frederick Lewis Allen

Only Yesterday

An Informal History of the 1920'S


Published: 8th September 1997
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Written in 1931, this new installment in the Wiley Investment Classics series offers a well-written historical and anecdotal account of the volatile stock market of the 1920s. It traces the rise of post World War I prosperity up to the crash of 1929 before a colorful backdrop that includes Al Capone, Prohibition, the first radio, and the rise and fall of the skirt length.

Prelude: May, 1919.

Back to Normalcy.

The Big Red Scare.

America Convalescent.

The Revolution in Manners and Morals.

Harding and the Scandals.

Coolidge Prosperity.

The Ballyhoo Years.

The Revolt of the Highbrows.

Alcohol and Al Capone.

Home, Sweet Florida.

The Big Bull Market.


Aftermath: 1930-31.



ISBN: 9780471189527
ISBN-10: 0471189529
Series: Wiley Investment Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 8th September 1997
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.25 x 14.7  x 2.61
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition