The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression

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The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression

Author: Amity Shlaes
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 464

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In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nation's most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. She traces the mounting agony of the New Dealers and the moving stories of individual citizens who through their brave perseverance helped establish the steadfast character we recognize as American today.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt declared that he would deliver a New Deal, which became the name for his anti-Depression programs.