The New Deal

The New Deal

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This textbook offers a chronological introduction to the New Deal which incorporates material on events and developments outside as well as within Washington DC and on popular reaction to the policies. Reference is made to President Roosevelt and his role but the main emphasis is upon policy formation and implementation and the context in which the New Deal evolved. Bearing in mind the requirements of students Fiona Venn draws comparisons between American and European responses to the depression and provides explanations of American institutions and traditions as appropriate. Key Features * A student-friendly, chronological introduction to the New Deal * The New Deal is a key aspect of twentieth-century American History and is covered on all undergraduate courses * A detailed chronology helps the student to locate the events in the wider context of American history * Places emphasis on long-term effects of the New Deal, locating it within international context as well as within US history
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 22mm | 303g
  • Keele University Press
  • Keele, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1853312223
  • 9781853312229

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This book will find a wide and willing readership - in my experience students welcome introductory texts which set out the story in plain terms and Dr Venn certainly knows how to write for a student readership. -- Hugh Brogan, University of Essex Fiona Venn does an excellent job here of steering the student through this colourful epoch with a tightly-written and highly readable account. This book will find a wide and willing readership - in my experience students welcome introductory texts which set out the story in plain terms and Dr Venn certainly knows how to write for a student readership. Fiona Venn does an excellent job here of steering the student through this colourful epoch with a tightly-written and highly readable account.
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About Fiona Venn

Fiona Venn is Visiting Fellow at the University of Essex.
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