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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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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954.
Only yesterday.
New York, London, Harper & Bros., 1931
(DLC) 31028421
(OCoLC)2730160
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Lewis Allen
OCLC Number: 557670899
Notes: "Second printing."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, pages, 1 leaf, 370 pages) frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimiles
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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.
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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