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The dollar decade [electronic resource] : mammon and the machine in 1920s America / Gary Dean Best.

By: Best, Gary Dean.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xix, 161 p.).ISBN: 9780313057267 (electronic bk.); 0313057265 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 | Dollar, American -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945 | History | Business -- Management | HISTORY | Sociale verandering | Economische situatie | US-Dollar | W�ahrungspolitik | Soziale Situation | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dollar decade.DDC classification: 973.91/5 Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Revolution in Moral Standards; 2 Manners Modes and Fads; 3 The Quest for Beauty; 4 The Impact of Radio and Movies; 5 Business and Life; 6 Eugenics and Intelligence Testing; 7 The Ku Klux Klan and Fundamentalism; 8 Pastimes; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: Examines the underlying causes of the tumult of the 1920s, including the impact of World War I, the popularization of Freud and Darwin, and in particular the cataclysmic effects of the machine age.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-157) and index.

Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Revolution in Moral Standards; 2 Manners Modes and Fads; 3 The Quest for Beauty; 4 The Impact of Radio and Movies; 5 Business and Life; 6 Eugenics and Intelligence Testing; 7 The Ku Klux Klan and Fundamentalism; 8 Pastimes; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Examines the underlying causes of the tumult of the 1920s, including the impact of World War I, the popularization of Freud and Darwin, and in particular the cataclysmic effects of the machine age.

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