The New Deal: The Depression Years, 1933-40

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Ivan R. Dee, 1989 - History - 392 pages
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Mr. Badger's notably successful history is not simply another narrative of the New Deal, nor does the figure of Franklin Roosevelt loom as large in his account as in some others. What he does is to consider important aspects of New Deal activity in industry, organized labor, agriculture, welfare, and politics and explores the major problems in interpreting the history of each. "The finest survey since William Leuchtenburg's Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal." Frank Freidel."

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The new deal: the depression years, 1933-40

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An interpretive synthesis of the history of the New Deal. Historical writing about that era has been stalemated since the 1960s, when radical critics challenged the dominant liberal interpretation ... Read full review

Review: The New Deal: The Depression Years, 1933-40 (American History in Depth)

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Read this for a grad class, and even though it isn't the most unbiased book ever, I really enjoyed it. Sometimes you just need a nice, clear overview, even if it's tinged with bias. I had never been ... Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Anthony Badger teaches American history at Cambridge University. He has also written Prosperity Road: The New Deal, North Carolina, and Tobacco.

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