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Clarence B. Carson
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The Welfare State 1929-1985 (A Basic History of the United States)

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The fifth volume covers the Great Depression through the mid-eighties. Carson elucidates the causes of the stock market crash and the years of economic depression which followed. Further discussions are equally engaging, including the New Deal, Social Security, World War II, the Cold War, the Warren Court, the Cultural Revolution, Vietnam, the rise of the Conservative move...more
Paperback, 346 pages
Published June 28th 2004 by Amer Textbook Committee (first published June 2004)
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A very informative book with a balanced view of political parties of the period. I learned a lot from this book, but had to force myself onward because of the rather thick nature of Carson's writing.
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