Kasson's study is an approachable and well-written cultural history of Hollywood during the Great Depression
Highly recommend this book to students looking to learn more about the Great Depression
through examining primary documents, reading quotes, and trying out some activities people did during these times.
BLACK TUESDAY | GREAT DEPRESSION
| HISTORY | HISTORICAL EVIDENCE | CRITICAL THINKING
Critique: "Boy Wanted" is a deftly crafted novel set in the era of America's Great Depression
that showcases author Ryan Christiansen as a master storyteller of the first rank.
slipping again into a Great Depression
as that was caused by many factors.
This unifying force in the stories roots On a Darkling Plain: Stories of the Great Depression
and gives readers the common ground of a familiar topic to stand on.
Well Worth Saving tells the story of the disastrous housing market during the Great Depression
and the extent to which an immensely popular New Deal relief program, the Home Owners' Loan Corporation (HOLC), was able to stem foreclosures by buying distressed mortgages from lenders and refinancing them.
In their seminal work, Buchanan and Wagner argue that Keynesian economics eliminated the old-time fiscal religion that had existed prior to the Great Depression
As it was in the Great Depression
of the 1930s they say, so it is now.
Of course, discussions of American religion and the Great Depression
stand on one very notable rock, the 1959 American Society of Church History presidential address that became Robert Handy's 1960 Church History article, "The American Religious Depression, 1925-1935.
The overall suicide rate generally rose in recessions like the Great Depression
(1929-1933), the end of the New Deal (1937-1938), the Oil Crisis (1973-1975), and the Double-Dip Recession (1980-1982) and fell in expansions like the WWII period (1939-1945) and the longest expansion period (1991-2001) in which the economy experienced fast growth and low unemployment.
But drastic attempts at fiscal consolidation immediately evoke memories of the Great Depression