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Author Kennedy, David M.

Title Freedom from fear : the American people in depression and war, 1929-1945 / David M. Kennedy.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.

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 UniM Bail  973.91 KENN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 936 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series The Oxford history of the United States ; v. 9
The Oxford history of the United States ; v. 9
Oxford history of the United States ; v. 9
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 859-871) and index.
Contents Prologue: November 11, 1918 -- 1. The American People on the Eve of the Great Depression -- 2. Panic -- 3. The Ordeal of Herbert Hoover -- 4. Interregnum -- 5. The Hundred Days -- 6. The Ordeal of the American People -- 7. Chasing the Phantom of Recovery -- 8. The Rumble of Discontent -- 9. A Season for Reform -- 10. Strike! -- 11. The Ordeal of Franklin Roosevelt -- 12. What the New Deal Did -- 13. The Gathering Storm -- 14. The Agony of Neutrality -- 15. To the Brink -- 16. War in the Pacific -- 17. Unready Ally, Uneasy Alliance -- 18. The War of Machines -- 19. The Struggle for a Second Front -- 20. The Battle for Northwest Europe -- 21. The Cauldron of the Home Front -- 22. Endgame -- Epilogue: The World the War Made.
Summary Between 1929 and 1945, two great travails were visited upon the American people: the Great Depression and World War II. Freedom from Fear tells the story of how Americans endured, and eventually prevailed, in the face of those unprecedented calamities.
Other author American Council of Learned Societies.
Subject Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
New Deal, 1933-1939.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
United States -- History -- 1919-1933.
United States -- History -- 1933-1945.
Other uniform title ACLS Humanities E-Book.
ISBN 0195038347 (alk. paper)