Only Yesterday History Book Review and Critique Assignment (Book Review Sample)
Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920's written by Frederick Lewis Allen Provides a detailed look into the 1920's. It describes the social, political, and international, and economic issues of the decade. There had been a lot of changes in the United States during this time. What was it like to live in the US during the 1920's? Students need to address the social, political, international, and economic aspects of the 1920's.
Need at least three direct or indirect quotation from the book in each aspect (the social, political, international, and economic aspects).
Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920's is a book describing America's history for a decade after World War I. The book was written by a former editor-in-chief of Harper's magazine, Frederick Lewis Allen. The book tells the history of America from the end of World War I to the crash of the stock market and the beginning of The Great Depression in October 1929. The book describes the political, social, economic and international issues of the decade. The decade became a time of economic prosperity for most American's, social perspectives changed, and America's international ties got stronger not leaving behind the political changes that took place. This paper is meant to discuss expected to discuss the political, economic, social and international issues in America during the 1920 decade.
Roger Butterfield introduces the book before the book begins. The introduction compares post-war decades of World War I and II that favors the post-war decade of World War I. In chapter one, Frederick introduces Mr
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