Students need to understand how this economic downturn connects to their evaluation of whether or not the New Deal was solving the problems of the Great Depression
. And, again, another critical element is missing--a discussion of the role of World War II in ending the Great Depression
Using Temple's career in the 1930s as a vehicle, Kasson provides an analysis of the role and "circulation of a new emotional currency" during the Great Depression
There is a moving photo included of a young child, with the caption: "This girl's parents were striking for better wages in California." 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.--Ellen Frank.
The characters, many of whom are children, give voice to the harsh daily realities of the Great Depression
that dig deeper than financial disaster, such as the brother and sister in "The Dog That Wasn't a Dog" who "woke up every morning and She was gone," and who fight for independence and self-sufficiency in the face of their childhood vulnerability.
More than eighty years after the start of the Great Depression
, when politicians have called for similar programs to quell the current mortgage crisis, this accessible account of the HOLC holds invaluable lessons for our own time.
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
. The old time fiscal religion was represented by a correspondence between prudence in personal finance and public finance.
Few doubt, however, that Britain is on the verge of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression
and, as in the 1930s, Wales is likely to feel the full force of the downturn.
The good news is that Curtis, Ebel, and Greene all forward fascinating research and energetic sophistication in rethinking religion in the Great Depression
. In a delightful discovery highlighting the fruits of broad research, Curtis explains how the depression often uplifted "Pentecostal theology and missionary practice," even if the uplift could not always be sustained.
The Great Depression
was a global phenomenon and a watershed in all modern countries, and China was not an exception.
A third problem with the conventional Keynesian interpretation is that the balanced-budget approach during the Great Depression
did actually work.
He had famously remarked to Milton Friedman on the occasion of his 90th birthday: "Regarding the Great Depression
. You're right, we did it.
The Economics of the Great Depression
: A Twenty-First Century Look Back at the Economics of the Interwar Years by Randal E.