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Rethinking the Great Depression, Gene Smiley

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Rethinking the Great Depression
Title
Rethinking the Great Depression
Statement of responsibility
Gene Smiley
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Mr. Smiley explains the roots of the depression in the 1920s, the New Deal's attempts to combat the economic crisis, and the legacy of these efforts in World War II and the postwar years."--Jacket
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1940-
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Smiley, Gene
Dewey number
330.973/0917
Index
index present
LC call number
HB3717 1929
LC item number
.S55 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
American ways series
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  • Depressions
  • Economic history
  • Business cycles
  • Depressions
  • United States
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
Label
Rethinking the Great Depression, Gene Smiley
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Prosperity gives way to the Great Depression : Economic growth in the 1920s. Declining industries. Taxes, income distribution, and the stock market boom. Initial stages of the great contraction. The collapsing world economy. Continuing decline, increasing unrest, and the final banking panic. The state of the economy in March 1933 -- What caused the Great Depression? : Framework for analysis : markets, prices, and economic contractions ; banks and the Federal Reserve System; the gold standard. Explaining the contraction: World War I dislocations, debts, and reparations; restoring the gold standard; German hyperinflation; destabilizing gold flows and the deflationary policies. Why the depression was more severe in the United States -- First New Deal, 1933-1935 : Roosevelt and his advisers. Ending the financial crisis. The First Hundred Days. The first Agricultural Adjustment Act. The National Industrial Recovery Act. Slow recovery from 1933 to 1935. End of the NRA -- Recovery aborted, 1935-1939 : Recovery from 1935 to 1937. Roosevelt swings to the left. The 1937-1938 depression. Why recovery was so slow -- Legacy of the Great Depression : World War II and the rise of Keynesian economics. Monetary policy after the Great Depression. Growth of the federal government and federal fiscalism. Intervention in agriculture. The rise of social welfare programs. International trade and finance. Could it happen again?
Control code
ocm49312517
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 179 pages
Isbn
9781566634724
Lccn
2002023761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49312517
  • (OCoLC)49312517
Label
Rethinking the Great Depression, Gene Smiley
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Prosperity gives way to the Great Depression : Economic growth in the 1920s. Declining industries. Taxes, income distribution, and the stock market boom. Initial stages of the great contraction. The collapsing world economy. Continuing decline, increasing unrest, and the final banking panic. The state of the economy in March 1933 -- What caused the Great Depression? : Framework for analysis : markets, prices, and economic contractions ; banks and the Federal Reserve System; the gold standard. Explaining the contraction: World War I dislocations, debts, and reparations; restoring the gold standard; German hyperinflation; destabilizing gold flows and the deflationary policies. Why the depression was more severe in the United States -- First New Deal, 1933-1935 : Roosevelt and his advisers. Ending the financial crisis. The First Hundred Days. The first Agricultural Adjustment Act. The National Industrial Recovery Act. Slow recovery from 1933 to 1935. End of the NRA -- Recovery aborted, 1935-1939 : Recovery from 1935 to 1937. Roosevelt swings to the left. The 1937-1938 depression. Why recovery was so slow -- Legacy of the Great Depression : World War II and the rise of Keynesian economics. Monetary policy after the Great Depression. Growth of the federal government and federal fiscalism. Intervention in agriculture. The rise of social welfare programs. International trade and finance. Could it happen again?
Control code
ocm49312517
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 179 pages
Isbn
9781566634724
Lccn
2002023761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o49312517
  • (OCoLC)49312517

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