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Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression by  Studs Terkel - Paperback - 1986 - from Pinacle Books and Biblio.com

Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression

by Terkel, Studs

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pantheon Books, 1986. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7 in- 9 in Tall. Soft cover, very good condition. 462 pages.Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression by Studs Terkel is a panoramic chronicle of the 1930's, comprised entirely of interviews. It provides a top to bottom vision of the Depression, from the establishment that coped with the crisis to the hustlers and hobos that scraped by through it. Written in the late 1960's, the book also includes interviews with younger people. In his prologue, Terkel explains that the time has come to speak to the ignorant young about catastrophe. The first of Hard Times' five books gives an overview of the Depression. It begins discussing the veterans' Bonus March in Washington that put the nail in the coffin of the Hoover administration. On one hand, it deals with the traveling culture of hobos and itinerants and the means by which families survived. On the other hand, in the chapter The Big Money, Terkel shows how..


Hard Times - For These Times (commonly known as Hard Times) is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1854. The book is a condition-of-England novel, aimed at highlighting the social and economic pressures of the times.




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