Encyclopedia of American Recessions and Depressions

Encyclopedia of American Recessions and Depressions

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A riveting look at the financial cycles in American economic history from colonial times to the present day, with an eye on the similarities and differences between past and present conditions as analyzed by leading economic historians. a€c Offers excerpts from more than 65 primary documents that illustrate the nature of the economic events covered; each document is preceded by a brief introduction, putting the document into context for readers a€c Includes contributions from diverse experts ranging from veteran economists to young scholars a€c Offers an extensive bibliography of relevant books, articles, primary sources, websites, and videos to prompt further research into the topic a€c Reveals the causes and after-effects of recessions in the social, economic, and political trajectory of the United StatesBank holiday is a euphemistic term coined in early 1933 during the darkest days of the Great Depression to describe the ... of the stock market crash in October 1929, a weakened economy exposed the serious flaws in the American banking anbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of American Recessions and Depressions
Author:Daniel Leab
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2014-01-15


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