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Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s (original 1931; edition 2000)
Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920's by Frederick Lewis Allen (1931)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060956658, Paperback)Prohibition. Al Capone. The President Harding scandals. The revolution of manners and morals. Black Tuesday. These are only an inkling of the events and figures characterizing the wild, tumultuous era that was the Roaring Twenties. Originally published in 1931, Only Yesterday traces the rise if post-World War I prosperity up to the Wall Street crash of 1929 against the colorful backdrop of flappers, speakeasies, the first radio, and the scandalous rise of skirt hemlines. Hailed as an instant classic, this is Frederick Lewis Allen's vivid and definitive account of one of the twentieth century's most fascinating decades, chronicling a time of both joy and terror--when dizzying highs were quickly succeeded by heartbreaking lows.
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History of the 1920's from the collapse of Wilson and the New Freedom to the collapse of Wall Street and the New Era.
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