Only yesterday : an informal history of the nineteen-twenties / by Frederick Lewis Allen.


New York ; London : Harper and Brothers, 1931.

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Other Title Informal history of the 1920s
Informal history of the nineteen-twenties
Subjects Economic history.
États-Unis -- Conditions économiques -- 1918-1945.
États-Unis -- Conditions sociales -- 1933-1945.
États-Unis -- Histoire -- 1919-1933.
Nineteen twenties.
Social conditions
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
United States -- History -- 1919-1933.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.
United States.
Description xiv, pages, 1 leaf, 370 pages : frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimiles ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1931.
Notes "Second printing."
"Sources and obligations": pages 358-361.
Summary A social history of the United States during the "roaring twenties." Examines American individualism and the decade that they knew Mah Jong and Mencken, Couéism and Coolidge, Listerine and Lindbergh, as well as Capone, Ford, Babe Ruth, the Teapot Dome, and bathtub gin.
Contents Prelude: May, 1919 -- Back to normalcy -- The big Red scare -- America convalescent -- The revolution in manners and morals -- Harding and the scandals -- Coolidge prosperity -- The ballyhoo years -- The revolt of the highbrows -- Alcohol and Al Capone -- Home, sweet Florida -- The big bull market -- Crash! -- Aftermath: 1930-31.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2730160
(OCoLC)ocm02730160
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Allen, Frederick Lewis, 1890-1954.
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