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America in the twenties

Geoffrey Perrett

America in the twenties

a history

by Geoffrey Perrett

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- 1919-1933.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeoffrey Perrett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE784
    The Physical Object
    Pagination585p.
    Number of Pages585
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21592048M
    ISBN 100671251074

      This new, revisionist approach to the Twenties in America offers the first balanced account of the history and politics of this much-maligned decade. Focusing on the two Presidents of the s, the book points out key distinctions between the governing styles and political philosophies of Warren Harding and Calvin : The Twenties in America features long overviews and short entries discussing people, books, films, plays, and other important topics representative of that era. Every entry focuses on the topic or person during the s in order to explore what made the decade unique.

    Native Americans Explorers Colonial America American Revolution The Constitution The United States Civil War Industrial Nation World War I The Roaring Twenties The Great Depression World War II The Cold War Civil Rights The 's The War in Vietnam Modern United States.   The s in United States, also known as the Roaring Twenties had a lot of effect on the nowadays America. First of all, when people talking about the s, what showed up in their mind is a prosperous society and fast development after World War I. World War I had a big impact on the American society because during the war, the materials and weapons are highly required.

    A new industrial revolution slipped into high gear in America in the s Of all inventions of era, the automobile cut the deepest mark (assembly-line, mass production) Americans adapted rather than invented gasoline engine and a few daring American inventors and promoters, including Henry Ford and Ransom Olds were developing the automotive.   The best book about the 's is: "Daily Life in the United States, Decades of Promise and Pain" (The Greenwood Press "Daily Life Through History" Series.) By: David E. Kyving. I really hope you find this book extremely interesting, informative, and fun to read! Have fun! Enjoy! You are most welcome! Anytime!


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Fantastic history book on America during the nineteen-twenties, blew Frederick Lewis Allen's book out of the water thorough chapters on the labor movement, the left, immigration, unions, the I.W.W., Post WWI issues, corporate crime, Pinkertons, the Woman's Suffrage Movement, Bohemian New York, the Klu Klux Klan epidemic, major social and political upheavals, the sexual revolution, Cited by: This is the book to read to wash away the myths of the s.

Every chapter brought a new insight for me about a decade that was the transition of America from predominantly rural to a more urban, industrial society/5.

America in the Twenties is the best history book that I have ever read. Clearly written and carefully researched, this manuscript sheds light on one of the most important decades in American history. It explores the emergence and eventual downfall of business, changing cultural issues, three different yet engrossing presidencies, and the Cited by:   James Joyce, Ulysses () If we’re counting by literary influence, Ulysses was biggest book of the America in the twenties book by far—the most important Modernist text and certainly one of the most important novels ever written.“Ulysses,” T.

Eliot told Virginia Woolf, “destroyed the whole of the 19th left Joyce himself with nothing to write another book on. America in the Age of the Titans, covering the Progressive Era and World War I, and America in the Twenties and Thirties reveal the author's unerring grasp of various primary and secondary sources and his emphasis upon structures, individuals, and anecdotes about them.

The book is lavishly illustrated with various prints, photographs, and. Book Description: This new, revisionist approach to the Twenties in America offers the first balanced account of the history and politics of this much-maligned decade.

Focusing on the two Presidents of the s, the book points out key distinctions between the governing styles and political philosophies of Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge. An American Tragedy is a novel by American writer Theodore began the manuscript in the summer ofbut a year later abandoned most of that text.

It was based on the notorious murder of Grace Brown in and the trial of her lover. In Dreiser returned to the project, and with the help of his wife Helen and two editor-secretaries, Louise Campbell and Sally Kusell, he. The decade nicknamed the Roaring Twenties was a time when the nation was at peace and the standard of living was, for the most part, rising.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. America in the s, Volume 2. The s (pronounced "nineteen-twenties") was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1,and ended on Decem In North America, it is frequently referred to as the "Roaring Twenties" or the "Jazz Age", while in Europe the period is sometimes referred to as the "Golden Age Twenties" because of the economic boom following World War I.

The Roaring Twenties The Culture of the Twenties. Fads. People danced for days in dance marathons. The last couple on their feet were the winners.

A game called Mahjong was popular in the 's. It is a combination of discs and dominoes. Since the game was from China people would dress in Chinese clothing and decorate their homes for Mahjong. In Julie Otsuka’s acclaimed novel, a Japanese-American family ― mother, father, son and daughter ― are sent from California to a detention center in Topaz, Utah.

The book speaks in each family member’s voice to tell the story of their trip to and time in the camp and how they recovered from the experience after release. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive look at American life in the s as framed by the aspirations, scandals, and attitudes of the Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover presidencies.

In fascinating detail, Goldberg examines how Victorian values were transformed into the freewheeling lifestyle of the Jazz Age and explores the /5(5). The “Roaring Twenties”—a term that characterizes the distinct cultural tone of the s, principally in American cities, but also in Berlin and Paris—was a period of social, artistic, cultural, and economic dynamism.

It was not until the Wall Street crash of that this remarkable era ended and the Great Depression spread worldwide. The Roaring Twenties was a decade of economic growth and widespread prosperity, driven by recovery from wartime devastation and deferred spending, a boom in construction, and the rapid growth of consumer goods such as automobiles and electricity in North America and Europe and a few other developed countries such as Australia.

The economy of the United States, which had successfully. America in the twenties. [Ronald Allen Goldberg] -- A study of the decade that swept America into the modern age and changed it forever.

Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Allen Goldberg. Find more information about: ISBN: American Women The ’s was a time of female emancipation. After years of struggle women, won the right to vote in Daring women, known as flappers, smoked in public, danced till three, and discovered the romantic possibilities of the automobile.

Birth control devices such as. Prohibition, legal prevention of the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States from to under the terms of the Eighteenth gh the temperance movement, which was widely supported, had succeeded in bringing about this legislation, millions of Americans were willing to drink liquor (distilled spirits) illegally, which gave rise to.

Series: America in the Twentieth Century Description This is the first book to offer a comprehensive look at American life in the s as framed by the aspirations, scandals, and attitudes of the Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover presidencies.

In this spirit, here are ten books from the s that are worth reading now. Ole Edvart Rölvaag, Giants in the Earth () Traveling into the American heartland, Rölvaag’s Giants in the Earth focuses on a Norwegian family’s struggles as they attempt to set up a homestead in the Dakota Territory.

Rölvaag’s hero, Per Hansa, is based on. This is the first book to offer a comprehensive look at American life in the s as framed by the aspirations, scandals, and attitudes of the Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover presidencies.

In fascinating detail, Goldberg examines how Victorian values were transformed into the freewheeling lifestyle of the Jazz Age and explores the Price: $. America in the twenties. New York: Simon and Schuster, © (OCoLC) Online version: Perret, Geoffrey.

America in the twenties. New York: Simon and Schuster, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Perret.For American farmers, the Great Depression began not with the stock market crash inbut with the collapse of agricultural prices in So, the entire decade of the s was a time of poverty and crushing indebtedness, leading to ever-rising foreclosures of family farms.The American Earthquake: A Chronicle of the Roaring Twenties, The Great Depression, and the Dawn of the New Deal by Edmund Wilson (4 times) Zelda: A Biography by Nancy Milford (4 times) The Year that Made the Decade Roar by Eric Burns (3 times).