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The big change

Author: Frederick Lewis Allen; Joe Vincent
Publisher: Ashland, OR : Blackstone Audio Books, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This historical narrative describes the transformation in the American way of life which took place during the first fifty years of the 20th century, and its causes. Allen helps us to look at ourselves, graphically describing the various forces that have affected our country: the dazzling growth of mass production as seen in Henry Ford and the chain stores; the automobile revolution, the Great Depression and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Lewis Allen; Joe Vincent
ISBN: 0786101016 : 9780786101016
OCLC Number: 32773455
Notes: Unabridged.
In container (25 cm.).
Performer(s): Read by Joe Vincent.
Description: 7 sound cassettes (1 1/2 hr. each) : analog.
Responsibility: by Frederick Lewis Allen.

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This historical narrative describes the transformation in the American way of life which took place during the first fifty years of the 20th century, and its causes. Allen helps us to look at ourselves, graphically describing the various forces that have affected our country: the dazzling growth of mass production as seen in Henry Ford and the chain stores; the automobile revolution, the Great Depression and the coming of big government, and much more. Allen takes on all aspects of American life, from politics to finance, business to sports, literature and the arts, as well as a few informal aspects: blue jeans, trade conventions, and parkway systems.

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