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The New Deal: A Global History

Kiran Klaus Patel


This book provides a radically new interpretation of a pivotal period in US history. The first comprehensive study of the New Deal in a global context, the book compares American responses to the international crisis of capitalism and democracy during the 1930s to responses by other countries around the globe—not just in Europe but also in Latin America, Asia, and other parts of the world. Work creation, agricultural intervention, state planning, immigration policy, the role of mass media, forms of political leadership, and new ways of ruling America's colonies—all had parallels elsewhere and ... More

Keywords: New Deal, capitalism, American exceptionalism, Great Depression, China, welfare schemes, cooperatives, global hegemony, global leadership

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780691149127
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691149127.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kiran Klaus Patel, author
Maastricht University