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History of Wisconsin Volume V: War, a New Era, and Depression 1914-1940

SKU: 087020260X
By: Paul W. Glad

This volume covers the years from the outbreak of World War I to the eve of American entry into World War II. More details...
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By: Paul W. Glad

This volume covers the years from the outbreak of World War I to the eve of American entry into World War II. In between, the rise of the woman's movement, the advent of universal suffrage, and the "great experiment" of Prohibition are explored, along with the contest between newly emergent labor unions and powerful business and industrial corporations. Author Paul W. Glad also investigates the Great Depression in Wisconsin and its impact on rural and urban families in the state. Photographs and maps further illustrate this volume which tells the story of one of the most exciting and stressful eras in the history of the state.

ISBN: 087020260X
642 pp, photos, maps, hardcover
Volume 5 of 6

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"The History of Wisconsin Vol 5"

Vickie Dux on Monday, October 12, 2009 4:05:55 PM

Comments: I was amazed finding this book in the local library. The front cover is a picture of my deceased husband's grandmother. Inside the book is a picture of her husband and their homestead back in 1937. I would like to have a copy of this book to put with our son's collection of memomentos of his fathers side of the family (since his father died when our son was 9...4 years ago). I have to save another $20 before I can order it however...Besides the great pictures the infomation in the book is overwh... More details


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