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The New Deal : Depression Years, 1933-40 - A.J. Badger

The New Deal

Depression Years, 1933-40

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Published: 1st November 1989
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In tackling America's worst depression the New Deal brought the federal government into unprecedented contact with most Americans and shaped the political economy of the contemporary United States. This major new study incorporates the results of many recent case studies of the New Deal and provides a detailed assessment of the impact of the depression and New Deal programmes on businessmen, industrial workers, farmers and the unemployed. In his thematic analysis of the implementation of particular programmes, rather than in a narrative of policymaking, Dr Badger explains the political and ideological constraints which limited the changes wrought by the New Deal.

'A very good text, in an area not well served by comprehensive texts, which clearly identifies and addresses key areas of New Deal America.' - P.J. McGuire, University of Brighton '...this is the new central text, a triumph not only of scholarship but of fine writing.' - Journal of American Studies

Acknowledgements - Introduction - Depression America - Holidays, Eagles and Deficits: Finance and Industry - Strife and Satisfaction: Labour - Parity and Poverty: Agriculture - Doles and Work: Welfare - Partial Re-alignment: Politics - Conclusion - Bibliographical Essay - Index

ISBN: 9780333289044
ISBN-10: 0333289048
Series: American History in Depth S
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 1st November 1989
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 14.0  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1