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Frederick Lewis Allen was born in Boston in 1890 and graduated from Harvard in 1912. He served on the editorial staffs of the Atlantic Monthly and Century magazines and was editor in chief of Harper's magazine from 1941 until his death in 1954
As an author who sets some pulp-style stories in the era it provides an invaulable overview and copious research opportunity.
I think anyone who has an interest in this time period should read this book or just for the person looking for a good historical read.
This is not a hard-hitting expose' of the Depression years, but it is a highly informative book that is a great lesson in history.
SINCE YESTERDAY covers the Thirties in the U.S., from September 3, 1929, the date of the high point of the Big Bull Market of the Twenties, to September 3, 1939, the date Britain... Read morePublished 8 days ago by A Listener
Fascinating history of the 1930s written as it was happening by someone living it. The author wrote this as a history, but wrote each year when it was current events. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Elmtree01
An amazing book - the Frederick Allen put a lot of details on the social, political and every-day events of the 1930's in this book. Just excellent. Read morePublished 2 months ago by dafranny
I gave this book to a 96 year old friend. She is loving it!
She lived those years in Iowa as the daughter of a grocer.
A deep, easy, and enlightening read about a time in American history that touched upon all then and many now, whether realized or not. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Espial
I've oohed and aahed over this book 60 years ago. It is a pop history of the times of my childhood, and I use it writing as a reference to incidents relating to the depression and... Read morePublished 13 months ago by M. Ivers
Concise history of a very interesting period in American History. Interesting comparasomes to current times especially job stimulation programs by the governmentPublished 18 months ago by Big D
They say history has a way of repeating itself. Here it is the end of 2012, and reading this book confirms this. I happened across an original 1940 copy of the book. Read morePublished 21 months ago by James I. Moffett