Jumping the Abyss: Marriner S. Eccles and the New Deal, 1933-1940 (Hardback)Mark Wayne Nelson (author)
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Publisher: University of Utah Press,U.S.
Number of pages: 384
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm
"Breaks new ground in its in-depth, scholarly examination of Eccles's contributions and ideas. Nelson writes clearly and eloquently."
--Brian Cannon, co-author of The Awkward State of Utah
"Mark Wayne Nelson's Jumping the Abyss is an extremely important addition to our understanding of the New Deal era. The amount of cutting-edge research Nelson undertook is deeply impressive. And he writes with verve and insight. Highly recommended!"
--Douglas Brinkley is Professor of History at Rice University and author of Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America
"Sheds new light on the politics and economics of the New Deal. A valuable and original contribution."
--Alexander J. Field, author of A Great Leap Forward: 1930s Depression and U.S. Economic Growth
"Nelson's portrait of Marriner Eccles is terrific in its own right--compelling, colorful, and full of new detail about a monumental figure--and it sheds light not only on the Depression and New Deal but on the economically fraught times in which we now live."
--Rick Wartzman, the author of The End of Loyalty: The Rise and Fall of Good Jobs in America