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The twenties in America [electronic resource] : politics and history / Niall Palmer.

By: Palmer, Niall A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: BAAS paperbacks: Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (195 p.).ISBN: 0748626719 (electronic bk.); 9780748626717 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States -- History -- 1919-1933 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1919-1933 | Nineteen twenties | HISTORY | Ann�ees vingt (Vingti�eme si�ecle) | �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 1919-1933 | �Etats-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1919-1933 | Politieke geschiedenis | Maatschappij | Verenigde StatenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Twenties in America.DDC classification: 973.913 Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- The coming of normalcy, 1920-1 -- Normalcy in practice, 1921-3 -- Normalcy abroad, 1921-3 -- Coolidgean normalcy, 1923-5 -- High tide in normalcy, 1925-8 -- Normalcy looks ahead, 1928-9 -- Conclusion : looking back at normalcy -- Select bibliography -- Index.
Summary: Offering an account of the politics and history of the 1920s in America, this book points out key distinctions between the governing styles and political philosophies of Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge. It argues that social and technological change resulted in lines of conflict over poverty, race, religion, and employment rights being redrawn.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-188) and index.

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Offering an account of the politics and history of the 1920s in America, this book points out key distinctions between the governing styles and political philosophies of Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge. It argues that social and technological change resulted in lines of conflict over poverty, race, religion, and employment rights being redrawn.

Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. The coming of normalcy, 1920-1 -- 2. Normalcy in practice, 1921-3 -- 3. Normalcy abroad, 1921-3 -- 4. Coolidgean normalcy, 1923-5 -- 5. High tide in normalcy, 1925-8 -- 6. Normalcy looks ahead, 1928-9 -- Conclusion : looking back at normalcy -- Select bibliography -- Index.

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