The 1930s

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Lucent Books, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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Discusses the political, economic, and cultural life of the United States in the troubled 1930s, focusing on the Depression, the Dust Bowl phenomenon, formation of labor unions, the rise of organized crime, and the Golden Age of radio.

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Browse through book for me. Just wanting a feel for the history. Not seriously read. Lots of info. Read full review

Contents

The Failure of Optimism
5
Blowin Down the Road
31
In the News
61
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Petra Press is a freelance writer of young adult nonfiction, specializing in the diverse culture of the Americas. Her more than twenty books include histories of U.S. immigration, education, and settlement of the West, as well as portraits of numerous original cultures. She lives with her husband, David, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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