…Even during a depression, people will need to save for their future, and Brussee provides detailed charts that show retirement savings requirements.
Table of contents
1. Introduction Popular Women’s Literature, Class, and the Great Depression
2. History, Normalcy, and Daily Life: Margaret Ayer Barnes and Jessie Redmon Fauset
3. Women Exploring Class: Fannie Hurst, Edna Ferber, and Katharine Brush
Why the global recession is in danger of becoming another Great Depression, and how we can stop it
When the United States stopped backing dollars with gold in 1968, the nature of money changed. All previous constraints on money and credit creation…
Table of contents
1. Monetary Policy as Scapegoat
2. Founding of the Federal Reserve System
3. Beyond the Founders’ Vision: Benjamin Strong as Decisive Leader or Figurehead?
4. Modeling Discretion and Self-Regulation
5. The Riefler-Burgess Doctrine
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…Now, in this superb compact history, Eric Rauchway offers an informed account of the New Deal and the Great Depression, illuminating its successes and failures.
Rauchway first describes how the roots of the Great…
…Depression after childbirth causes emotional pain and suffering that lives side by side with the joy. That is the underlying paradox and it is that paradox that frequently leads to sense of bewilderment and guilt.
Through the stories of 24 women trying to negotiate…
It's a great blessing when a new mom with postpartum depression (PPD) is fortunate enough to be diagnosed early by a knowledgeable medical practitioner or therapist. But without guidance, it isn't always clear where the boundary between normal baby blues…
The Wall Street Crash was an epic failure of the financial system at the start of the 20th Century, but it alone did not cause the Great Depression. This edition of Explaining Modern History looks at the deeper causes of the crisis. Ideal for GCSE and…
…Roosevelt presents a collection of historiographical essays by leading scholars that provides a comprehensive review of the scholarship on the president who led the United States through the tumultuous period from the Great Depression…