Rehearsal for Disaster: The Boom and Collapse of 1919- 1920

Rehearsal for Disaster: The Boom and Collapse of 1919- 1920

Rehearsal for Disaster: The Boom and Collapse of 1919- 1920

Rehearsal for Disaster: The Boom and Collapse of 1919- 1920

Excerpt

One of the most interesting events of the last few years has been the lectures on American civilization sponsored by the Department of History. This lecture series has included some of the most distinguished historians of our time. It is altogether proper that Dr. John D. Hicks should be part of that eminent group.

Whenever Dr. Hicks speaks or writes about the Mid- west and its problems, it is obvious that the great Valley of Democracy has found its strong, clear spokesman. The exciting Populist Revolt after thirty years still stands as a monument to Dr. Hicks's insights, scholarship, and ability to make history vital. That he should also be the author of the most popular college texts on American history is quite understandable.

In this series of lectures, Dr. Hicks once more recalls to a rapidly urbanizing society the ferment and torment of a vast farming region in the throes of great change: a . . .

Author Advanced search

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.