Recommended Reading

The Great Depression & The New Deal: Suggestions for Further Reading

Anthony J. Badger, The New Deal: The Depression Years, 1933-1940 (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2002).

Alan Brinkley, The End of Reform: New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War (New York: Vintage, 1996).

Albert Fried, FDR and His Enemies (New York: St. Martin’s, 1999).

Alonzo L. Hamby, Man of Destiny: FDR and the Making of the American Century (New York: Basic, 2015).

Glen Jeansonne, Herbert Hoover: A Life (New York: Berkley, 2016).

Ira Katznelson, Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time (New York: Liveright, 2014).

David M. Kennedy, Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001).

William E. Leuchtenberg, Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal (New York: Harper Perennial, 2009).

Robert S. McElvaine, The Great Depression: America, 1929-1941 (New York: Times, 1993).

Kim Phillips-Fein, Invisible Hands: The Businessmen’s Crusade Against the New Deal (New York: W.W. Norton, 2010).

Charles Rappleye, Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2016).

Amity Shlaes, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression (New York: Harper Perennial, 2008).

James F. Simon, FDR and Chief Justice Hughes: The President, the Supreme Court, and the Epic Battle Over the New Deal (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2012).

Harvard Sitkoff, A New Deal for Blacks: The Emergence of Civil Rights as a National Issue: The Depression Decade, 30th Anniversary Edition (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008).

G. Edward White, The Constitution and the New Deal (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2002).