2 edition of The twenties in America found in the catalog.
The twenties in America
Paul Allen Carter
|Statement||[by] Paul A. Carter.|
|Series||The Crowell American history series, Crowell publications in history|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 116 p.|
|Number of Pages||116|
The s in America, known as the "Roaring Twenties", was a time of celebration after a devastating war. It was a period of time in America characterised by prosperity and optimism. There was a general feeling of discontinuity associated with modernity and a break with traditions. Discover librarian-selected research resources on 's America from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Home» Browse» History» United States History» 20th and 21st Century U.S. History» America » 's America.
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The s is the decade when America's economy grew 42%. Mass production spread new consumer goods into every household. The modern auto and airline industries were born. The U.S. victory in World War I gave the country its first experience of being a global power. Soldiers returning home from Europe brought with them a new perspective, energy. Flappers of the s were young women known for their energetic freedom, embracing a lifestyle viewed by many at the time as outrageous, immoral or downright.
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The Twenties in America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A principal theme of the s was paradox, and Professor Carter /5. 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 The twenties in America book key distinctions between the governing styles and political philosophies of Warren Harding and Calvin : Niall Palmer.
Paul A. Carter is the author of The Twenties in America, 2nd Edition, published by : Paul A. Carter. 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.
He covers politics, labor, sport, race, economics in language that is /5. "The Twenties in America" offers the first balanced account of the history and politics of this much-maligned decade. Niall Palmer focuses on the governing styles and political philosophies of presidents Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge.4/5(3).
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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 /5. The American s had many names: the Roaring Twenties, the Jazz Age, the Dry Decade, and the Flapper generation.
Whatever the moniker, these years saw the birth of modern America.5/5(6). The Twenties in America 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. The Twenties in America.
A principal theme of the s was "paradox," and Professor Carter explains the tensions that existed between city and country, progress and nostalgia for the past, progressive attitudes and the persistence of bigotry.
11 Nonfiction Books About The s 1. Anything Goes: A Biography of the Roaring Twenties by Lucy Moore. Paris Without End: The True Story of Hemingway's First Wife by Gioia Diliberto. New World Coming: The s and the Making of Modern America by Nathan Miller.
The Girls of Murder. 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 : Niall Palmer.
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carter, Paul Allen, Twenties in America. New York: Crowell,  (OCoLC) The Roaring 20's Z: Zoot Suit-Style of suit with a knee-length coat and wide shoulders along with baggy, high-waisted trousers cut off towards the ankles and a low sharp looking hat, pointed-toe shoes and an extra long keychain.
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The Roaring Twenties were a period of rapid economic growth and social change. Read about flappers, Prohibition, the Harlem Renaissance and more. American culture, such as books, movies, and Broadway theater, was now being exported to the rest of the world.
World War I had left Europe on the decline and America on the rise. The decade of the s helped to establish America’s position in respect to the rest of the world, through its industry, its inventions, and its creativity.
The Twenties in America, 2nd Edition by Paul A. Carter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Get this from a library! The twenties in America. [Paul A Carter] -- A history of America during the 's.The social and cultural features known as the Roaring Twenties began in leading metropolitan centers and spread widely in the aftermath of World War I.
The United States gained dominance in world on: Mainly the United States (Equivalents. The Great Trials of the Twenties: The Watershed Decade in America's Courtrooms, by Robert Grant and Joseph Katz, guides the reader through the s via such scandalous court-room trials as that of Al Capone, the Ku Klux Klan's David C.
Stephenson, the Chicago "Black Sox", Loeb-Leopold, and more/5(4).