A History of US: War, Peace, and All That Jazz (1918-1945)

by Joy Hakim

Paperback, 1999

Status

Available

Call number

973.9 Hak

Call number

973.9 Hak

Local notes

973.9 Hak

Barcode

6120

Collection

Publication

Oxford University Press (1999), Edition: 2, 208 pages

Description

Covers the period of American history from 1917 to 1945, including the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, and World War II.

Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1993

Physical description

208 p.; 7.4 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member BrynDahlquis
I enjoy the style of these history books, which means that I feel like I've actually learned and retained some knowledge when I finish them. A good general history book about the early/mid 1900s.
LibraryThing member Cheryl_in_CC_NV
Marvelous. I only read the first half, as the era between the Wars is the one I'm least familiar with, and this is aimed at children, but I still learned a lot. Did you know that during the Depression General Douglas MacArthur used tear gas and billy clubs on veterans and their families who set up
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a Bonus Camp" in Washington, looking for their military bonus so they wouldn't starve? I sure didn't.

Absolutely perfect for any student, especially for those being home-schooled."
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Pages

208

Rating

½ (18 ratings; 3.9)
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