The Global Impact of the Great Depression 1929-1939

by Dietmar Rothermund

The Global Impact of the Great Depression 1929-1939 Synopsis

This study broadens the conventional focus of the Great Depression to include its impact on the countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America. It covers the economic background and causes, from the international gold standard to agricultural over-production in the US. Other areas discussed include: the impact on the peasantry in developing countries; the political consequences, such as fascism in Europe; and the aftermath and the re-alignment of America, Europe and its colonies. Key areas, such as Keynesian theory, are explained in accessible terms.

The Global Impact of the Great Depression 1929-1939 Press Reviews

'Excellent overview of events in modern world history.' - Professor Michael E. Rose, University of Manchester

Book Information

ISBN: 9780415118187
Publication date: 23rd May 1996
Author: Dietmar Rothermund
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 196 pages
Categories: General & world history, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, Economic history,

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