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A caring society : the New Deal, the worker, and the Great Depression : a history of the American worker, 1933-1941

Author: Irving Bernstein
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A combination of social history, labor history and a history of the New Deal, interweaving stories of migrant workers, laborers and policy makers. One chapter is devoted to the arts of the period and their portrayals of workers. Summaries of several leftist plays are also given, including plays by Clifford Odets, Lillian Hellman, and Erskine Caldwell. Also has several pages of photographs of Depression scenes and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bernstein, Irving, 1916-
Caring society.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1985
(OCoLC)654464906
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irving Bernstein
ISBN: 0395331161 9780395331163
OCLC Number: 11371802
Description: 338 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Other Titles: History of the American worker, 1933-1941.
Responsibility: Irving Bernstein.

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A combination of social history, labor history and a history of the New Deal, interweaving stories of migrant workers, laborers and policy makers. One chapter is devoted to the arts of the period and their portrayals of workers. Summaries of several leftist plays are also given, including plays by Clifford Odets, Lillian Hellman, and Erskine Caldwell. Also has several pages of photographs of Depression scenes and leaders of the period.

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