Down & Out in the Great Depression

, by
Down & Out in the Great Depression by McElvaine, Robert S., 9780807858912
Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
  • ISBN: 9780807858912 | 0807858919
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/25/2008

  • Rent

    (Recommended)

    $10.04
     
    Term
    Due
    Price
    *This item is part of an exclusive publisher rental program and requires an additional convenience fee. This fee will be reflected in the shopping cart.
  • Buy Used

    In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.

    $9.30
  • Buy New

    Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days

    $31.21
  • eBook

    eTextBook from VitalSource Icon

    Available Instantly

    Online: 180 Days

    Downloadable: 180 Days

    $25.86

Down and Out in the Great Depression is a moving, revealing collection of letters by the forgotten men, women, and children who suffered through one of the greatest periods of hardship in American history. Mainly because of his radio talks, thousands felt they knew President Franklin Roosevelt personally and could confide in him about their troubles. Sifting through some 15,000 letters from government and private sources, Robert McElvaine has culled nearly 200 examples that best show the problems, thoughts, and emotions of ordinary people during this time. For this twenty-fifth anniversary edition, McElvaine provides a new foreword recounting the history of the book, its impact on the historiography of the Depression, and its continued importance today.
Loading Icon

Please wait while the item is added to your bag...
Continue Shopping Button
Checkout Button
Loading Icon
Continue Shopping Button