The Crisis of the Old Order by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. - PDF and EPUB eBook
The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933, volume one of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger,...
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Details of The Crisis of the Old Order
- Exact title of the book
- The Crisis of the Old Order
- Book series
- The Age of Roosevelt #1
- Book author
- Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
- Book edition
- Number of pages
- 0 pages
- January 1st 1957 by Houghton Mifflin Co
- File size (in PDF)
- about 300 kB
Some brief overview of book
The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933, volume one of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.'s Age of Roosevelt series, is the first of three books that interpret the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of the early twentieth century in terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the spokesman and symbol of the period.
Portraying the United States from the Great War to the Great Depression, The Crisis of the Old Order covers the Jazz Age and the rise and fall of the cult of business. For a season, prosperity seemed permanent, but the illusion came to an end when Wall Street crashed in October 1929. Public trust in the wisdom of business leadership crashed too.
With a dramatist's eye for vivid detail and a scholar's respect for accuracy, Schlesinger brings to life the era that gave rise to FDR and his New Deal and changed the public face of the United States forever.