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Only yesterday : an informal history of the nineteen-twenties

Author: Frederick Lewis Allen
Publisher: New York ; London : Harper & Bros., 1931.
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A social history of the United States during the "roaring twenties." Examines American individualism and the decade that they knew Mah Jong and Mencken, Couéism and Coolidge, Listerine and Lindbergh, as well as Capone, Ford, Babe Ruth, the Teapot Dome, and bathtub gin.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954.
Only yesterday.
New York, London, Harper & Bros., 1931
(OCoLC)557670899
Online version:
Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954.
Only yesterday.
New York, London, Harper & Bros., 1931
(OCoLC)604236146
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Lewis Allen
OCLC Number: 2730160
Notes: "Second printing."
Description: xiv, pages, 1 leaf, 370 pages : frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Contents: Prelude: May, 1919 --
Back to normalcy --
The big Red scare --
America convalescent --
The revolution in manners and morals --
Harding and the scandals --
Coolidge prosperity --
The ballyhoo years --
The revolt of the highbrows --
Alcohol and Al Capone --
Home, sweet Florida --
The big bull market --
Crash! --
Aftermath: 1930-31.
Other Titles: Informal history of the nineteen-twenties
Informal history of the 1920s
Responsibility: by Frederick Lewis Allen.

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A social history of the United States during the "roaring twenties." Examines American individualism and the decade that they knew Mah Jong and Mencken, Couéism and Coolidge, Listerine and Lindbergh, as well as Capone, Ford, Babe Ruth, the Teapot Dome, and bathtub gin.

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