Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age

Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age

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This illustrated encyclopedia offers in-depth coverage of one of the most fascinating and widely studied periods in American history. Extending from the end of World War I in 1918 to the great Wall Street crash in 1929, the Jazz age was a time of frenetic energy and unprecedented historical developments, ranging from the League of Nations, woman suffrage, Prohibition, the Red Scare, the Ku Klux Klan, the Lindberg flight, and the Scopes trial, to the rise of organized crime, motion pictures, and celebrity culture.qEncyclopedia of the Jazz Ageq provides information on the politics, economics, society, and culture of the era in rich detail. The entries cover themes, personalities, institutions, ideas, events, trends, and more; and special features such as sidebars and photos help bring the era vividly to life.From the End of World War I to the Great Crash James Ciment ... While pyramid schemes have existed for hundreds of years, the most famous one in American history was dreamed up in the 1920s by an Italian immigrant named Charles Ponzianbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age
Author:James Ciment
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-04-08


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