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Day By Day: The Thirties, 2-Volume Set
  • Authored by: Rodney P. Carlisle
  • From the Series: Day by Day
  • Trim Size: 9 x 11
  • ISBN-10: 0816066647
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-6664-3
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $214.50
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 12/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 909.82
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 1168

Summary

Day by Day: The Thirties is a unique, two-volume work that provides researchers of all ages with a complete, accessible chronology of the decade from 1930 to 1939. It documents the major events of the period as they unfolded each day, including the social, economic, political, and cultural issues that defined the decade. Comprehensive coverage is divided into 10 sections: World Affairs; Europe; Africa and the Middle East; The Americas; Asia and the Pacific; U.S. Politics and Social Issues; U.S. Foreign Policy and Defense; Economics and Great Depression; Science, Technology, and Nature; and Culture, Leisure, and Life Style. Essential for every school and public library, Day by Day: The Thirties offers a close look at one of the most important decades in modern world history.

Specifications

Black-and-white illustrations. Index. In two volumes:

About the Author(s)

Rodney P. Carlisle holds a B.A. in history from Harvard University and both an M.A. and Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a former chair of the history department at Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, where he taught for more than 30 years, specializing in 20th-century history. Carlisle is now professor emeritus there. He has written many articles, as well as more than 10 books on history.

Reviews and Awards

"...serves as a useful quick introduction to events of this decade."
American Reference Books Annual

"Recommended."
Choice

"A good starting point for further research, this would be a welcome addition to high school media centers as well as academic and public libraries catering to students and researchers."
Library Journal

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