Anxious Decades: America in Prosperity and Depression, 1920-1941 (Norton Twentieth Century America)

3.72 avg rating
( 47 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780393311341: Anxious Decades: America in Prosperity and Depression, 1920-1941 (Norton Twentieth Century America)

"Impressively detailed. . . . An authoritative and epic overview."―Publishers Weekly

In the convulsive years between 1920 and 941, Americans were first dazzled by unprecedented economic prosperity and then beset by the worst depression in their history. It was the era of Model T's, rising incomes, scientific management, electricity, talking movies, and advertising techniques that sold a seemingly endless stream of goods. But is was also a time of grave social conflict and human suffering.

The Crash forced Hoover, and then Roosevelt and the nation, to reexamine old solutions and address pressing questions of recovery and reform, economic growth and social justice. The world beyond America changed also in these years, making the country rethink its relation to events in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The illusion of superiority slowly died in the 1930s, sustaining a fatal blow in December 1941 at Pearl Harbor.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

In the convulsive years between 1920 and 1941, Americans were first dazzled by unprecedented economic prosperity and then beset by the worst depression in their history. It was the era of Model T's, rising incomes, scientific management, electricity, talking movies, and advertising techniques that sold a seemingly endless stream of goods. But it was also a time of grave social conflict and human suffering.

About the Author:

Michael E. Parrish teaches twentieth-century American history at the University of California, San Diego, and is the author of two previous books.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Parrish, Michael E.
Published by W. W. Norton and#38; Company (1994)
ISBN 10: 0393311341 ISBN 13: 9780393311341
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton and#38; Company, 1994. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IQ-9780393311341

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Parrish, Michael E.
Published by W. W. Norton & Company 4/17/1994 (1994)
ISBN 10: 0393311341 ISBN 13: 9780393311341
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company 4/17/1994, 1994. Paperback or Softback. Book Condition: New. Anxious Decades: America in Prosperity and Depression 1920-1941. Book. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-9780393311341

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 24.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Parrish, Michael E.
Published by W. W. Norton & Company (2017)
ISBN 10: 0393311341 ISBN 13: 9780393311341
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # 0393311341

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 23.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Michael E. Parrish
ISBN 10: 0393311341 ISBN 13: 9780393311341
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
ReadWhiz
(Portland, OR, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780393311341_ing

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 27.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Michael E. Parrish
Published by W. W. Norton & Company (1994)
ISBN 10: 0393311341 ISBN 13: 9780393311341
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0393311341

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 27.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Michael E. Parrish
Published by WW Norton Co, United States (1994)
ISBN 10: 0393311341 ISBN 13: 9780393311341
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description WW Norton Co, United States, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. In the convulsive years between 1920 and 941, Americans were first dazzled by unprecedented economic prosperity and then beset by the worst depression in their history. It was the era of Model T s, rising incomes, scientific management, electricity, talking movies, and advertising techniques that sold a seemingly endless stream of goods. But is was also a time of grave social conflict and human suffering. The Crash forced Hoover, and then Roosevelt and the nation, to reexamine old solutions and address pressing questions of recovery and reform, economic growth and social justice. The world beyond America changed also in these years, making the country rethink its relation to events in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The illusion of superiority slowly died in the 1930s, sustaining a fatal blow in December 1941 at Pearl Harbor. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780393311341

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Parrish, Michael E.
Published by W. W. Norton & Company (1994)
ISBN 10: 0393311341 ISBN 13: 9780393311341
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780393311341

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 25.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Michael E. Parrish
Published by WW Norton Co, United States (1994)
ISBN 10: 0393311341 ISBN 13: 9780393311341
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description WW Norton Co, United States, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.In the convulsive years between 1920 and 941, Americans were first dazzled by unprecedented economic prosperity and then beset by the worst depression in their history. It was the era of Model T s, rising incomes, scientific management, electricity, talking movies, and advertising techniques that sold a seemingly endless stream of goods. But is was also a time of grave social conflict and human suffering. The Crash forced Hoover, and then Roosevelt and the nation, to reexamine old solutions and address pressing questions of recovery and reform, economic growth and social justice. The world beyond America changed also in these years, making the country rethink its relation to events in Europe, Latin America, and Asia. The illusion of superiority slowly died in the 1930s, sustaining a fatal blow in December 1941 at Pearl Harbor. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780393311341

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 31.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Parrish, Michael E.
Published by W. W. Norton and#38; Company (1994)
ISBN 10: 0393311341 ISBN 13: 9780393311341
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton and#38; Company, 1994. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IQ-9780393311341

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 21.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.90
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Parrish, Michael E.
Published by W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN 10: 0393311341 ISBN 13: 9780393311341
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Russell Books
(Victoria, BC, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description W. W. Norton & Company. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0393311341 Special order direct from the distributor. Bookseller Inventory # ING9780393311341

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 27.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.00
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book