The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933
Houghton Mifflin, 1957 - 557 páginas
First of a projected series of 4 volumes interpreting the history of our times in terms of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This volume presents a study of the years preceding Roosevelt's first term.
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The burden of agricultural adjustment thus fell not on production but on price .
The figures were dramatic . Between 1929 and 1934 agricultural production
declined 15 per cent in volume , 40 per cent in price ; industrial production 42 per
Any effect the Board's purchases of wheat and cotton had in maintaining prices in
1930 was quickly offset by the encouragement stiffening prices offered to new
production , as well as by the continuing decline in demand . It became rapidly ...
Mass production , necessary to produce at lowest physical cost , must run at
continuous full load , ” Scott said . “ In order to maintain this rate of operation ,
there must be assigned mass purchasing power equal to the output of production
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THE CRISIS OF THE OLD ORDER: 1919-1933, The Age Of Roosevelt, Volume ICrítica de los usuarios - Kirkus
In Schlesinger's view, Roosevelt is the summation of an era in American social, political and economic life. He corresponds, in this respect, to Napoleon; anything about him, whether bearing directly ... Leer comentario completo
The crisis of the old order, 1919-1933Crítica de los usuarios - Not Available - Book Verdict
While a lot of ink has been spilled profiling FDR, Schlesinger's three-volume work remains among the best efforts. Released in the late 1950s, the trio begins with a broader overview of his early ... Leer comentario completo