skip to content
Only yesterday : an informal history of the nineteen-twenties Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Only yesterday : an informal history of the nineteen-twenties

Author: Frederick Lewis Allen
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Hailed as a classic even when it was first published in 1931. A social history, it depicts the rise of post-World War I prosperity, the catalytic incidents that led to the Crash of 1929, and the devastating economic decline that ensued - all set before a rich backdrop of flappers, Al Capone, the first radio, and the "scandalous" rise of skirt hemlines, Listerine and Lindbergh, as well as Ford, Babe Ruth, the Teapot  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Lewis Allen
OCLC Number: 225677518
Notes: Originally published 1931.
Description: xi, 270 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: by Frederick Lewis Allen.

Abstract:

Hailed as a classic even when it was first published in 1931. A social history, it depicts the rise of post-World War I prosperity, the catalytic incidents that led to the Crash of 1929, and the devastating economic decline that ensued - all set before a rich backdrop of flappers, Al Capone, the first radio, and the "scandalous" rise of skirt hemlines, Listerine and Lindbergh, as well as Ford, Babe Ruth, the Teapot Dome, and bathtub gin.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/225677518> # Only yesterday : an informal history of the nineteen-twenties
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "225677518" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20596#Thing/united_states_economic_conditions_1918_1945> ; # United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/973.91/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20596#Thing/united_states_social_conditions_1918_1932> ; # United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20596#Thing/nineteen_twenties> ; # Nineteen twenties.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20596#Thing/united_states_history_1919_1933> ; # United States -- History -- 1919-1933.
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/64800845> ; # Frederick Lewis Allen
    schema:datePublished "1959" ;
    schema:description "Hailed as a classic even when it was first published in 1931. A social history, it depicts the rise of post-World War I prosperity, the catalytic incidents that led to the Crash of 1929, and the devastating economic decline that ensued - all set before a rich backdrop of flappers, Al Capone, the first radio, and the "scandalous" rise of skirt hemlines, Listerine and Lindbergh, as well as Ford, Babe Ruth, the Teapot Dome, and bathtub gin."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/20596> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Only yesterday : an informal history of the nineteen-twenties"@en ;
    schema:productID "225677518" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/225677518#PublicationEvent/new_york_bantam_books_1959> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20596#Agent/bantam_books> ; # Bantam Books
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/225677518> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20596#Agent/bantam_books> # Bantam Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Bantam Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20596#Thing/nineteen_twenties> # Nineteen twenties.
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "Nineteen twenties." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20596#Thing/united_states_economic_conditions_1918_1945> # United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20596#Thing/united_states_history_1919_1933> # United States -- History -- 1919-1933.
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "United States -- History -- 1919-1933." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20596#Thing/united_states_social_conditions_1918_1932> # United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932.
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/64800845> # Frederick Lewis Allen
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1890" ;
    schema:deathDate "1954" ;
    schema:familyName "Allen" ;
    schema:givenName "Frederick Lewis" ;
    schema:name "Frederick Lewis Allen" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.