The Resource The broken decade : prosperity, depression and recovery in New Zealand, 1928-39, Malcolm McKinnon

The broken decade : prosperity, depression and recovery in New Zealand, 1928-39, Malcolm McKinnon

Label
The broken decade : prosperity, depression and recovery in New Zealand, 1928-39
Title
The broken decade
Title remainder
prosperity, depression and recovery in New Zealand, 1928-39
Statement of responsibility
Malcolm McKinnon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Depression of the 1930s was a defining period in New Zealand history. It had its own vocabulary – swaggers and sugarbags, relief work and sustenance, the Queen Street riots and special constables – that was all too familiar to those who lived through that tumultuous decade ... While the lives of those most affected by the Depression have been admirably documented in oral histories in various forms, the political and economic context, and the manoeuvrings and responses to the unprecedented conditions have not, until now, been given the extensive analysis they deserve. [This book] ... unpicks the Depression year by year. It begins by introducing the prosperous world of New Zealand in the late 1920s before focusing on the sudden onset of the Depression in 1930–31, the catastrophic months that followed and, finally, on the attempt to find a way back to that pre-Depression prosperity. Informed by exhaustive research, relevant statistics and fascinating personal accounts, and made accessible and meaningful by insightful analysis"--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
UP
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The broken decade : prosperity, depression and recovery in New Zealand, 1928-39, Malcolm McKinnon
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The broken decade : prosperity, depression and recovery in New Zealand, 1928-39, Malcolm McKinnon
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
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  • rdacontent
Contents
1. An Indian summer, 1928-30 -- 2. Economy and adjustment, 1930-32 -- 3. Out of mind, out of sight? The unemployed crisis, 1930-32 -- 4. After the disturbances, 1932 -- 5, How to raise prices, 1932-33 -- 6. At odds, 1933 -- 7. Expansion and protection, 1933-35 -- 8. Back and forward to a welfare state, 1933-35 -- 9. The 1935 election -- 10. A Labour restoration? 1935-39 -- 11. The Depression as history and memory, 1940-2015 -- Appendixes: 1. Parliaments and elections, 1928-39 -- 2. A note on words, money and numbers
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ocn948088923
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
512 p.
Isbn
9781927322260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsims (some colour), graphs, 1 colour map
System control number
(OCoLC)948088923

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