The Resource 1920 : The Year That Made the Decade Roar., Eric Burns, (downloadable audiobook)

1920 : The Year That Made the Decade Roar., Eric Burns, (downloadable audiobook)

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1920 : The Year That Made the Decade Roar.
Title
1920
Title remainder
The Year That Made the Decade Roar.
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Eric Burns
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Language
eng
Summary
One of the most dynamic eras in American history, the 1920s began with a watershed year that would set the tone for the century to follow.The Roaring Twenties is the only decade in American history with a widely applied nickname, and our collective fascination with this era continues. But how did this surge of innovation and cultural milestones emerge out of the ashes of World War I?Acclaimed author Eric Burns investigates the year 1920, which was not only a crucial twelve-month period of its own, but one that foretold the future. 1920 foreshadowed the rest of the twentieth century and the early years of the twenty-first, whether it was Sacco and Vanzetti or the stock market crash that brought this era to a close.Burns sets the record straight about this most misunderstood and iconic of periods. Despite being the first full year of armistice, 1920 was not a peaceful period—it contained the greatest act of terrorism in American history to that time. And while 1920 is thought of as the beginning of a prosperous era, for most people life had never been more unaffordable. Meanwhile, African Americans were putting their stamp on culture. And though people today imagine the frivolous image of the flapper dancing the night away, the truth was that a new kind of power had been bestowed on women, and it had nothing to do with the dance floor.From prohibition to immigration, the birth of jazz, the rise of expatriate literature, and the original Ponzi scheme, 1920 was truly a year like no other
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Burns, Eric
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Narrator: Christopher Lane
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  • Lane, Christopher
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  • Nonfiction
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adult
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1920 : The Year That Made the Decade Roar., Eric Burns, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2083799
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Publication
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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unknown
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Unabridged.
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1 sound file
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  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
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9781483085074
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
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  • s
  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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unknown
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88CC3D97-2F56-4302-BC7B-CCE70422243B
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
1920 : The Year That Made the Decade Roar., Eric Burns, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2083799
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm00000088cc3d97-2f56-4302-bc7b-cce70422243b
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483085074
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
88CC3D97-2F56-4302-BC7B-CCE70422243B
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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