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The Great Depression By Marcia Amidon Lusted
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What do you do when you don’t finish the food on your dinner plate? Throw it in the compost bin? Feed it to the dog? If you were a kid growing up in the 1930s, you’d probably never waste... More > food, because so many people were starving. Why were so many people in America going hungry? Because of the Great Depression. In The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s from the Dust Bowl to the New Deal, readers ages 12 to 15 explore the personal and historical impact of one of the hardest decades in this country’s history. By 1932, 25 percent of Americans were unemployed. People lost their homes, their possessions, and their pride. Families moved around in search of work. But it was also a time of great technological advances. Through hands-on projects and investigations into primary sources, readers discover how people coped, what new inventions came about, and how the economics of the country affected the arts, sciences, and politics of the times. Ages 12-15 Guided Reading Level: W< Less
The Great Depression 2012 By Dave DeKeesh MS
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"The object of this Essay is to examine the nature and the causes of the present depression of trade. Its first task, therefore, is to trace the background of the depression and the broad... More > conditions amid which it was generated. "To do this it is necessary to draw the picture on a canvas wider than that which would at first sight seem appropriate to an enterprise of this nature. The onset of the present crisis may perhaps be dated from the autumn of 1929." Chapter One The Great Depression Baron Lord Lionel Robbins, Phd., FBA We are on the brink of a major disruption in an Upcoming Global Economic SuperStorm 2012. To see what is valuable after such a disruption this book is essential reading to augment one's view of the Upcoming New World Order. Lord Robbins does this wonderfully and I highly recommend this book to all. Dave DeKeesh, MS< Less
Global Economic Collapse By James C. Taylor
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A worldwide economic collapse is coming! Many believe it could be soon! When it comes, it will be greater than the world has ever known. It will make the Great Depression of the 1920s and 30s seem... More > like "child's play." This booklet deals with the history of economic down-turns; and describes a global world economy that's in trouble. "Global Economic Collapse" tells about the "Big One" that's coming - and provides some helpful answers to the question: "What can I do about it?"< Less
Global Economic Collapse By James C. Taylor
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A worldwide economic collapse is coming! Many believe it could be soon! When it comes, it will be greater than the world has ever known. It will make the Great Depression of the 1920s and 30s seem... More > like "child's play." This booklet deals with the history of economic down-turns; and describes a global world economy that's in trouble. "Global Economic Collapse" tells about the "Big One" that's coming - and provides some helpful answers to the question: "What can I do about it?"< Less
Why Study Economics? By Homework Help Classof1
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Applying the tools of economics can help you understand global and cataclysmic events such as wars, famines, epidemics, and depressions. But it can also help you understand much of what happens to... More > you locally and personally—the worsening traffic conditions in your city, the raise you can expect at your job this year, or the long line of people waiting to buy tickets for a popular concert.< Less
Surviving Amid the Economic Rubble By K.T. Cunningham
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The 2007/2008 western credit crisis followed by a protracted economic recession has brutally battered millions of investors’ real estate portfolios, both residential and commercial. ... More > With simplistic language and creative insight, the author takes the reader on a mindset changing journey. Firstly, by discussing the underlying factors that brought about the credit crisis and subsequent rubble economy. Then, he advocates which real estate strategies and assets have become obsolete and contrasted them with winning ones to help investors navigate through a depressed economy. In essence, this book provides the reader with the tools to create a survival plan, not just for thriving in a rubble economy but for successful wealth building in the decade of austerity.< Less
Financial Contagion : Lessons from the Great Depression By Richard Lewinsohn-Morus
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Why bother with a book written three quarters of a century ago about the 1930s world economic crisis? Didn't John Kenneth Galbraith publish the definitive work on the subject in 1955? Historians... More > write with the benefit of distance and perspective. But there is nothing quite like a good contemporary account. Richard Lewinsohn combines wit, perspicacity and a sceptical eye for the follies of his own times with a rare historical perspective. It took journalistic courage to argue in 1934 that the crisis he chronicled - though the greatest in history - was neither unprecedented nor likely to be the last of its kind. The financial upheavals since 2007 and the economic impact they have had underline Lewinsohn's wisdom.< Less
The Incredibly Depressing Island of the Blue Booted Bobbies By Christopher Beattie
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This is the continuing story of an imaginary island nation located just off South America on the Pacific Ocean where the descendents of pirates and bobbies continue to hold the memory of Queen... More > Victoria dear to their hearts. The story begins just before the crash of the United States stock market when the former bobby who had once been assigned traffic duty on the island nation’s busiest intersection is now the Prime Minister of the “Chamber” of Commons. Prime Minister Arthur Ward has to deal with the economic impacts of the great depression, the growing resentment towards immigrants, especially those who have recently arrived from Jamaica, and the rise of Fascism not only around the world, but on the island nation itself.< Less
Roots of the current economic slowdown simplified By Barry Cooper
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This is the shortest, most complete summary of the roots of our current economic troubles you will likely find.
Economic Survey of Washington County, VA By Ben Bane Dulaney
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Ben B. Dulaney's Economic and Social Survey of Washington County, Virginia is presented here. Published in 1932 as part of Virginia Agricultural Extension Service's Series of county, survey's,... More > Dulaney goes into depth into the conditions existing in Washington County, Virginia in the depths of the Great Depression. Hardcover< Less

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