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What Was The Great Depression

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Author: Janet B. Pascal
Publisher: Penguin
Release: 2015-12-22
ISBN: 039954013X
Size: 30.40 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 112
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What Was The Great Depression

by Janet B. Pascal, What Was The Great Depression Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download What Was The Great Depression books, On October 29, 1929, life in the United States took a turn for the worst. The stock market – the system that controls money in America – plunged to a record low. But this event was only the beginning of many bad years to come. By the early 1930s, one out of three people was not working. People lost their jobs, their houses, or both and ended up in shantytowns called “Hoovervilles” named for the president at the time of the crash. By 1933, many banks had gone under. Though the U.S. has seen other times of struggle, the Great Depression remains one of the hardest and most widespread tragedies in American history. Now it is represented clearly and with 80 illustrations in our What Was…? series.



The Great Depression

The Great Depression PDF
Author: Lionel Robbins
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1610160711
Size: 50.94 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Languages : en
Pages :
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The Great Depression

by Lionel Robbins, The Great Depression Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Great Depression books, The New Deals of America and Britain were a decade-long calamity that exceeded the damage of the economic downturn itself. The theory behind the policy was all wrong, but no one can say that the correct theory was not in circulation. This splendid book by Robbins presented the entire cause and remedy - in 1934! Rothbard himself says that this book is one of two excellent studies. Sadly, the power of the state and the myth that it could dig the world out of depression prevailed over the Robbins view that the depression was the result of a previous inflation and the best cure was to free the market and let it properly correct. This book has been obscure and difficult to find for far too long. But with this new Mises Institute edition, the proof is at last available that at least one great economist in the English speaking world had it precisely right. The world would have been spared much grief had his, instead of Keynes's, views prevailed.



The Global Impact Of The Great Depression 1929 1939

The Global Impact of the Great Depression 1929 1939 PDF
Author: Dietmar Rothermund
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2002-11-01
ISBN: 1134815689
Size: 63.39 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 192
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The Global Impact Of The Great Depression 1929 1939

by Dietmar Rothermund, The Global Impact Of The Great Depression 1929 1939 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Global Impact Of The Great Depression 1929 1939 books, This study broadens the conventional focus of the Great Depression to include its impact on the countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America. It covers the economic background and causes, from the international gold standard to agricultural over-production in the US. Other areas discussed include: the impact on the peasantry in developing countries; the political consequences, such as fascism in Europe; and the aftermath and the re-alignment of America, Europe and its colonies. Key areas, such as Keynesian theory, are explained in accessible terms.



The Great Depression

The Great Depression PDF
Author: Edmund O. Stillman
Publisher: New Word City
Release: 2015-09-03
ISBN: 1612309038
Size: 26.84 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 199
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The Great Depression

by Edmund O. Stillman, The Great Depression Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Great Depression books, The event that defined the 1930s in the United States came before it started. On October 29, "Black Tuesday," stock-market investors lost more than $30 billion in the Great Crash. The ten-year Great Depression that followed was not the product of a single day or week. Nonetheless, it came as a shock to the American people and to the man they looked to for relief: President Herbert Hoover. Soon, as banks failed, mortgages were foreclosed, and unemployment soared, bread lines formed throughout the country in grim testimony to the state of the economy. The policies of Hoover and then Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal started a long road to relief, recovery, and reform. Here, from the respected historian Edmund O. Stillman, are the stories of The Great Depression, the 1930s, and an American people defined by their resilience in the face of debilitating despair.



Mass Production The Stock Market Crash And The Great Depression

Mass Production  the Stock Market Crash  and the Great Depression PDF
Author: Bernard C. Beaudreau
Publisher: iUniverse
Release: 2004-06
ISBN: 0595323340
Size: 29.46 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 206
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Mass Production The Stock Market Crash And The Great Depression

by Bernard C. Beaudreau, Mass Production The Stock Market Crash And The Great Depression Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Mass Production The Stock Market Crash And The Great Depression books, Economists and historians view the events of the 1920s, the stock market boom and crash, the Great Depression and the New Deal, as being largely independent. This work presents an integrated, empirically-consistent view of this important period arguing that all of these events can be traced back to a paradigm technology shock, namely the electrification of U.S. industry from 1910 to 1926. The author goes from electrification through the stock market boom to the tariffs of the late 20s to the stock market crash and depression followed by the National Industrial Recovery Act in 1933.



Essays On The Great Depression

Essays on the Great Depression PDF
Author: Ben Bernanke
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release: 2000
ISBN: 9780691016986
Size: 60.22 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 310
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Essays On The Great Depression

by Ben Bernanke, Essays On The Great Depression Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Essays On The Great Depression books, These essays explore the Great Depression from the point of view of a scholar whose specialty is macroeconomics. His key assertion is that the Depression is informative about the current economy because it was enormous and it affected most of the world's countries.



Rethinking The Great Depression

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Author: Gene Smiley
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee
Release: 2002-07-15
ISBN: 1615780157
Size: 17.57 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 192
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Rethinking The Great Depression

by Gene Smiley, Rethinking The Great Depression Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Rethinking The Great Depression books, The worldwide Great Depression of the 1930s was the most traumatic event of the twentieth century. It ushered in substantial expansions in the role of governments around the world, focused attention on social insurance, and for a time bolstered socialist economic ideas as a form of cure. Skepticism about the effectiveness of government withered as the free market failed, and it seems safe to say that Keynesian economics would not have flourished if the depression had not occurred. While this severe contraction has been extensively examined, we are just now—thanks to increasingly sophisticated analytical techniques—beginning to comprehend its causes and the reasons for the extremely slow recovery that occurred in the United States. Much of this analysis, though, remains in specialized studies that are visited mainly by economists and economic historians. In Rethinking the Great Depression, Gene Smiley draws upon this recent scholarship to present a clear and nontechnical analysis for the general reader. He explains the roots of the depression in the 1920s, the efforts of the New Deal to combat the economic crisis, and the legacy of these efforts in World War II and the postwar years. He offers new insights and some surprising conclusions: that the causes of the Great Depression lay in the dislocations caused by World War I and the attempt to reconstitute an international gold standard in the 1920s; that the New Deal, regardless of its good intentions, adopted misguided fiscal and monetary policies that prolonged the depression in the United States beyond what it should have been; that World War II, rather than stimulating an end to the depression, actually postponed a full recovery until 1946.



The Great Depression

The Great Depression PDF
Author: Michael Burgan
Publisher: Capstone
Release: 2001-09
ISBN: 9780756501525
Size: 43.74 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 48
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The Great Depression

by Michael Burgan, The Great Depression Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Great Depression books, Describes the events leading up to the Great Depression, and the roles of government leaders such as Franklin D. Roosevelt and Calvin Coolidge.



Historical Dictionary Of The Great Depression 1929 1940

Historical Dictionary of the Great Depression  1929 1940 PDF
Author: James Stuart Olson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Release: 2001
ISBN: 9780313306181
Size: 48.10 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 355
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Historical Dictionary Of The Great Depression 1929 1940

by James Stuart Olson, Historical Dictionary Of The Great Depression 1929 1940 Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Historical Dictionary Of The Great Depression 1929 1940 books, Today when most Americans think of the Great Depression, they imagine desperate men standing in bread lines, bootleggers hustling illegal booze to secrecy-shrouded speakeasies, FDR smiling, or Judy Garland skipping along the yellow brick road. Hard times have become an abstraction; but this was the era when the federal government became a major player in the national economy and Americans bestowed the responsibility for maintaining full employment and stable prices on Congress and the White House, making the Depression years a major watershed in U.S. history. In more than 500 essays, this ready reference brings those hard times to life, covering diplomacy, popular culture, intellectual life, economic problems, public policy issues, and prominent individuals of the era.



Reflections On The Great Depression

Reflections on the Great Depression PDF
Author: Randall E. Parker
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Release: 2002
ISBN:
Size: 36.31 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 230
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Reflections On The Great Depression

by Randall E. Parker, Reflections On The Great Depression Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Reflections On The Great Depression books, Parker (economics, East Carolina U.) presents 11 interviews with prominent economists who lived through the Great Depression. In the interviews, the economists reflect both on economic thinking of the time and the ways in which the Great Depression has affected subsequent theories of economics. They also reflect on what they think were the causes of the Great Depression and what were the mechanisms that brought the world out of economic crisis. The interviewees are Moses Ambraovitz, Morris Adelman, Milton Friedman, Albert Hart, Charles Kindleberger, Wassily Leontief, Paul Samuelson, Anna Schwartz, James Tobin, Herbert Stein, and Victor Zarnowitz. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR