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This collection situates over seventy essential primary documents in their historical context to illustrate the American experience during the interwar period (1919-1941). Introducing a broad range of cultural and historical topics, from race and the role of women to trends in literature and the Great Depression, it also includes a wide selection of photographs and illustrations. End-of-chapter questions encourage critical thinking and analysis, while a bibliography prepares students for further research. A definitive resource for US history in the 20th century.…mehr

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This collection situates over seventy essential primary documents in their historical context to illustrate the American experience during the interwar period (1919-1941). Introducing a broad range of cultural and historical topics, from race and the role of women to trends in literature and the Great Depression, it also includes a wide selection of photographs and illustrations. End-of-chapter questions encourage critical thinking and analysis, while a bibliography prepares students for further research. A definitive resource for US history in the 20th century.
Autorenporträt
David Welky is Associate Professor of History at the University of Central Arkansas. He has written extensively on the history of film, sports, mass media, and popular culture in the 1920s and 1930s. His previous books include Thousand-Year Flood: The 1937 Ohio-Mississippi Disaster (2011), The Moguls and the Dictators: Hollywood and the Coming of World War II (2008), Everything Was Better in America: Print Culture in the Great Depression (2008) and Charles A. Lindbergh: The Power and Peril of Celebrity, 1927-1941 (edited with Randy Roberts, 2003).