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The New Deal

Wendy L. Wall.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online December 2016 .

Article. Subjects: US History 1900 - 1945; Economic History; US Cultural History; Urban History; Labour History. 15478 words.

The New Deal generally refers to a set of domestic policies implemented by the administration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt in response to the crisis of the Great Depression. Propelled by...

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Service Economies and the American Postindustrial City, 1950–Present

Patrick Vitale.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2018 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Economic History; Urban History; Labour History. 9124 words.

In the seventy years since the end of World War II (1939–1945), postindustrialization—the exodus of manufacturing and growth of finance and services—has radically transformed the economy of...

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