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When the New Deal came to town : a snapshot of a place and time with lessons for today / George Melloan ; illustrations by Molly Melloan.

Author:
Melloan, George, 1927- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York : Threshold Editions, 2016.
  • ©2016
Εdition:
First Threshold Editions hardcover edition.
Description:
xvi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents:
Welcome to the village -- The family odyssey -- What crash? -- The farm lobby -- Economic stupidity -- Money fumbles -- Bashing the banks -- Farewell to sharecropping -- Bill hits the road -- Electric lights -- Balm to the spirit -- Ain't we got fun -- Little big man -- Whiteland's truckers -- But give the railroad their due -- A nation of sharecroppers -- Making food last -- The hucksters -- FDR locks up savings -- The farming fiats -- The blue eagle -- Warnings from Europe -- A store on the car line -- The second crash -- Other war stories -- War's aftermath -- The greatest generation? -- The progressives -- Whiteland today.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781501136085 ((hardback))
  • 1501136089 ((hardback))
  • ((ebook))
  • 9781501136092 ((pbk.))
  • 1501136097 ((pbk.))
LCCN:
2016018424
OCLC:
959883453
Illustrator:
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