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Hard Times: The 30s

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A series of books chronicling our lives in powerful time capsules, from the dawn of the century -- when horses outnumbered cars 21 million to 8,000 -- to its close.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by Time Life Medical (first published August 1998)
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H. P. Reed
Jun 23, 2016 H. P. Reed rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, history
Hard Times The 30s is one of a set of Time-Life books popular in the latter part of the 20th century. The over-arching title of the set is Our American Century and the books paint portraits of each decade with a wide brush. While nothing is written about in depth, the subjects of each chapter (Labor, Radio, FDR, The Movies) give enough information to give the average reader a sense of what life was like for men, women and children living through that era. I enjoyed the book as much for its photo ...more
Ceejay
May 31, 2014 Ceejay rated it liked it
This easy to read, largely visual history of the 1930's is a quick and enjoyable read. It's part of the Time/Life history of America in the 20th Century.Think of it as a refresher course with lots of interesting tidbits and pictures.
Jennifer Hughes
Jul 29, 2016 Jennifer Hughes rated it really liked it
This is an excellent series, detailing life and highlighting notable historical events in the 20th century.
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