eBook Great Depression and New Deal (1929-1941), 1st Edition

  • James Ciment
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  • ISBN-10: 0765682559
  • ISBN-13: 9780765682550
  • DDC: 973.91703
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 942 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Covering the years 1929 to 1941, this comprehensive encyclopedia traces all the major political, economic, social, and cultural movements, as well as the principal events, people, and institutions, of the longest and most severe economic crisis in U.S. history. The work gives students and researchers all the essential information on how the nation confronted the Great Depression, and how this pivotal era continues to influence America’s identity, politics, and economy. A number of new enhancements have been added to the online version, including a featured essay on the parallels and differences between the Great Depression and the recession of 2007–2009; a new thematic essay on Arts and Culture; a new Cultural Landmarks section; an updated Master Bibliography that includes dozens of notable new titles since the encyclopedia’s original publication; and Topic Finder and Browse lists.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
The Great Depression and New Deal: Table of Contents.
Introduction: The Great Depression and New Deal, 1929–1941.
The Great Depression and the Recession of the 2000s: A Comparison.
A-Z Entries.
1: Abbott, Bud (1895–1974), and Lou Costello (1906–1959).
2: Abraham Lincoln Brigade.
3: Ace, Goodman (1899–1982), and Jane Ace (1897–1974).
4: Acuff, Roy (1903–1992).
5: Adamic, Louis (1899–1951).
6: Advertising and Consumption.
7: African Americans.
8: Agee, James (1909–1955).
9: Agricultural Adjustment Act (1933).
10: Agriculture.
11: Aid to Dependent Children.
12: Alcoholics Anonymous.
13: Alexander, Will (1884–1956).
14: America First Committee.
15: American Federation of Labor.
16: American Labor Party.
17: American Newspaper Guild.
18: Anderson, Marian (1897–1993).
19: Armstrong, Louis (1901–1971).
20: Arnold, Thurman (1891–1969).
21: Arts and Culture.
22: Arts, Fine.
23: Asian Americans.
24: Astaire, Fred (1899–1987), and Ginger Rogers (1911–1995).
25: Atlantic Charter.
26: Automobile Industry.
27: Autry, Gene (1907–1998).
28: Bailey, Josiah (1873–1946).
29: Baldwin, Stanley (1867–1947).
30: Banking.
31: Banking Holidays.
32: Barkley, Alben (1877–1956).
33: Baruch, Bernard M. (1870–1956).
34: Basie, Count (1904–1984).
35: Bennett, Harry (1892–1979).
36: Bennett, Richard Bedford (1870–1947).
37: Benton, Thomas Hart (1889–1975).
38: Bergen, Edgar (1903–1978).
39: Berkeley, Busby (1895–1976).
40: Berle, Adolf A., Jr. (1895–1971).
41: Berlin, Irving (1888–1989).
42: Bethune, Mary McLeod (1875–1955).
43: Bilbo, Theodore (1877–1947).
44: “Black Cabinet”.
45: Black Legion.
46: Black, Hugo (1886–1971).
47: Blitzstein, Marc (1905–1964).
48: Blum, Léon (1872–1950).
49: Bogart, Humphrey (1899–1957).
50: Bonus Army.
51: Bonus Bills.
52: Bourke-White, Margaret (1906–1971).
53: Brain Trust.
54: Brandeis, Louis (1856–1941).
55: Bridges, Harry (1901–1990).
56: Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.
57: Broun, Heywood (1888–1939).
58: Browder, Earl (1891–1973).
59: Brundage, Avery (1887–1975).
60: Buck, Pearl (1892–1973).
61: Budget, Federal.
62: Burns, George (1896–1996), and Gracie Allen (1906–1964).
63: Business and Economy.
64: Butler, Pierce (1866–1939).
65: Byrnes, James F. (1879–1972).
66: Cagney, James (1899–1986).
67: Cain, James M. (1892–1977).
68: Caldwell, Erskine (1903–1987).
69: Calloway, Cab (1907–1994).
70: Canada.
71: Capone, Al (1899–1947).
72: Capra, Frank (1897–1991).
73: Cárdenas, Lázaro (1895–1970).
74: Cardozo, Benjamin (1870–1938).
75: Carnegie, Dale (1888–1955).
76: Cash-and-Carry Policy.
77: Chamberlain, Neville (1869–1940).
78: Chandler, Raymond (1888–1959).
79: Charity and Philanthropy.
80: Chiang Kai-shek (1887–1975).
81: China.
82: Christian Front.
83: Churchill, Winston (1874–1965).
84: Civil Rights Section, Department of Justice.
85: Civil Works Administration.
86: Civilian Conservation Corps.
87: Cohen, Benjamin V. (1894–1983).
88: Commodity Credit Corporation.
89: Commonwealth Club Speech.
90: Communist Party.
91: Congress of Industrial Organizations.
92: Cooper, Gary (1901–1961).
93: Copland, Aaron (1900–1990).
94: Corcoran, Thomas G. (1900–1981).
95: Coughlin, Charles (1891–1979).
96: Court-Packing Plan.
97: Cowley, Malcolm (1898–1989).
98: Crime.
99: Daily Life.
100: Daladier, Édouard (1884–1970).
101: Dams.
102: Dawes, Charles G. (1865–1951).
103: Delta Council.
104: Democratic Party.
105: Dewey, Thomas E. (1902–1971).
106: Didrikson, Babe (1911–1956).
107: Dies, Martin, Jr. (1901–1972).
108: Dietrich, Marlene (1901–1992).
109: Dillinger, John (1903–1934).
110: DiMaggio, Joe (1914–1999).
111: Dionne Quintuplets.
112: Disney, Walt (1901–1966).
113: Dos Passos, John (1896–1970).
114: Douglas, William O. (1898–1980).
115: Dubinsky, David (1892–1982).
116: Dust Bowl.
117: Earhart, Amelia (1897–1937?).
118: Eccles, Marriner (1890–1977).
119: Economy Act (1933).
120: Education.
121: Einstein, Albert (1879–1955).
122: Election of 1930.
123: Election of 1932.
124: Election of 1934.
125: Election of 1936.
126: Election of 1938.
127: Election of 1940.
128: Elderly, The.
129: Ellington, Duke (1899–1974).
130: Emergency Banking Act (1933).
131: Emergency Educational Program.
132: Emergency Relief and Construction Act (1932).
133: Emergency Relief Appropriations Act (1935).
134: Empire State Building.
135: End Poverty in California.
136: Ethiopian War.
137: Evans, Walker (1903–1975).
138: Fair Employment Practices Committee.
139: Fair Labor Standards Act (1938).
140: Farley, James (1888–1976).
141: Farm Holiday Association.
142: Farm Security Administration.
143: Farmer-Labor Party.
144: Fascism, Domestic.
145: Fascism, Italy.
146: Father Divine (1877–1965).
147: Faulkner, William (1897–1962).
148: Federal Art Project.
149: Federal Bureau of Investigation.
150: Federal Communications Commission.
151: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
152: Federal Emergency Relief Administration.
153: Federal Housing Administration.
154: Federal Music Project.
155: Federal Reserve System.
156: Federal Securities Act (1933).
157: Federal Surplus Relief Corporation/Federal Surplus Commodites Corporation.
158: Federal Theatre Project.
159: Federal Writers' Project.
160: Fields, W.C. (1880–1946).
161: Film, Documentary and Newsreel.
162: Film, Feature.
163: Fireside Chats.
164: Floyd, Pretty Boy (1901–1934).
165: Flynn, Errol (1909–1959).
166: Ford Motor Company.
167: Ford, Henry (1863–1947).
168: Ford, John (1894–1973).
169: Foster, William Z. (1881–1961).
170: France.
171: Franco, Francisco (1892–1975).
172: Frankfurter, Felix (1882–1965).
173: Gable, Clark (1901–1960).
174: Garbo, Greta (1905–1990).
175: Garner, John Nance (1868–1967).
176: Gehrig, Lou (1903–1941).
177: General Motors.
178: German-American Bund.
179: Gershwin, George (1898–1937), and Ira Gershwin (1896–1983).
180: Glass, Carter (1858–1946).
181: Glass-Steagall Act (1933).
182: Gold Standard.
183: Goldwyn, Samuel (1882–1974).
184: Good Neighbor Policy.
185: Goodman, Benny (1909–1986).
186: Government and Politics.
187: Grant, Cary (1904–1986).
188: Great Britain.
189: Green, William (1873–1952).
190: Greenberg, Hank (1911–1986).
191: Group Theatre.
192: Guthrie, Woody (1912–1967).
193: Hammett, Dashiell (1894–1961).