The Great Depression? by Emma Marriott
  

Synopsis

The Great Depression? by Emma Marriott

Look at the events that lead to the Wall Street Crash of October 1929 and the shockwaves that it sent around the world, leading to economic crisis and financial panic and plunging millions into unemployment, eviction from their homes and grinding poverty. Explore the legacy of the Great Depression internationally, both in terms of the bad things that came out of it, such as political ferment leading to the rise of fascism, and the good things, including the expansion of the welfare state and provision for those in need, technological innovation and the rise of the cinema industry.

About the Author

Emma Marriott, is an experienced writer and editor of non-fiction for young people, specialising in history, popular culture and current affairs.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 10

Author

Emma Marriott
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

10th December 2015

ISBN

9780750295895


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