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Only yesterday : an informal history of the nineteen-twenties

Author: Frederick Lewis Allen
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1959.
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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...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Lewis Allen
OCLC Number: 225677518
Notes: Originally published 1931.
Description: xi, 270 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: by Frederick Lewis Allen.

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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.

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