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The Dark Valley A Panorama of the 1930s

By: Brendon, Piers

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18128

ISBN: 0375408819

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Light creasing top ege of DJ ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 9.20 X 6.60 X 2 inches; 796 pages; "It was a decade dominated worldwide by the Great Depression, by unemployment and hardship; a time when human achievement was matched by pervasive fear; when the great neon metaphors of hope that rose up after World War I--Broadway, Piccadilly Circus, the Kurf├╝rstendamm, the Ginza--grew dim both literally and figuratively. It was a decade during which darkness often masqueraded as light--Hitler's abolition of unemployment in Germany; Stalin's plans for ... View more info