Download Encyclopedia of the Great Depression. L-Z by Robert S., Editor McElvaine PDF

By Robert S., Editor McElvaine

Vol. 1. A-K -- vol. 2. -- L-Z, index

Show description

Read Online or Download Encyclopedia of the Great Depression. L-Z PDF

Similar encyclopedia books

Countries and Their Cultures

Just like the ten-volume Encyclopedia of global Cultures (Macmillan, 1996), the four-volume nations and Their Cultures relies at the number of ethnographic details referred to as the Human family members sector records dependent at Yale college. not like international Cultures, that is geared up by way of tradition, the recent paintings is geared up by means of state.

The Linguistics Encyclopedia (2nd Edition)

The Linguistics Encyclopedia has been completely revised and up-to-date and a considerable new advent, which types a concise heritage of the sphere, has been added.
The quantity bargains finished insurance of the main and subsidiary fields of linguistic research. Entries are alphabetically prepared and widely cross-referenced, and comprise feedback for additional interpreting.

New entries include:
Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Linguistics; Contrastive Linguistics; Cross-Linguistic examine; Forensic Linguistics; Stratificational Linguistics.

Recommissioned or considerably revised entries include:
Bilingualism and Multilingualism; Discourse; style research; Psycholinguistics; Language acquisition; Morphology; Articulatory Phonetics; Grammatical types and Theories; Stylistics; Sociolinguistics; severe Discourse Analysis.

For an individual with a tutorial or expert curiosity in language, The Linguistics Encyclopedia is an vital reference device.

UXL. Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances M-N

This set presents designated info on fifty two medicinal drugs and different addictive ingredients, outlined as unlawful medicines, felony addictive medicines and different components in addition to generally abused periods of prescription and over the counter medicines. prepared alphabetically through legit identify, every one access follows an analogous layout, permitting scholars to simply evaluate and distinction diverse medicinal drugs.

Additional info for Encyclopedia of the Great Depression. L-Z

Example text

Minnesota Historical Society, Saint Paul, Minnesota. JOHN SILLITO LEDBETTER, HUDDIE (“LEADBELLY”). See MUSIC. ( “ L E A D B E L L Y ” ) structures for implementing the New Deal’s programs and defend those programs against constitutional attack. Substantial numbers of young lawyers joined the administration in Washington, finding in the new regulatory programs legal opportunities they lacked in private practice and hoping to fulfill the professional ideal of public service. Harvard law professor Felix Frankfurter channeled some of his most accomplished students toward government service in Washington.

In 1935, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) received the mandate to create meaningful jobs for unemployed citizens. To assist young people, the Roosevelt administration created the National Youth Administration (NYA), which employed thousands of young men and women across the nation. To provide leisure outlets, the government also built parks, playing fields, and recreational areas around the country. Many cities constructed municipal golf courses and softball became popular; late in the decade, five million Americans were playing softball regularly, and almost a quarter of them were women.

But it was not until the 1930s that American literature began to reflect and, indeed, to glory in that diversity. In fact, one of the most significant literary consequences of the Great Depression was the way the atmosphere of crisis and, more importantly, the federal funding for the arts first provided by the New Deal, brought to prominence many new authors, from previously neglected segments of the population. During the 1930s, those writers contributed to the creation of a new, populist vision of America as, at its best, a multiethnic and fraternal society.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.33 of 5 – based on 7 votes