Monday, July 5, 2010

Online classes from the Mises Institute

The New Deal: History, Economics and Law

History H110 — with Tom Woods
COST: $255
LENGTH: 9 WEEKS
DATES: SEPTEMBER 6, 2010 - NOVEMBER 1, 2010


This course taught by historian Thomas Woods runs from September 6 through November 1, 2010. It examines the critical period of American history from the stock market crash of 1929 to the end of World War II, focusing on domestic affairs. Topics include: the 1920s boom and bust, the Hoover record in light of recent scholarship, the New Deal programs and agencies, the evolution of the Supreme Court, international parallels, political and intellectual opposition to FDR, and the economic consequences of World War II. Readings include primary documents, works by contemporaries, and recent scholarship and commentary.

Weekly Topics:

The 1920s boom and bust
The Hoover record
The New Deal programs and agencies
The evolution of the Supreme Court
International parallels
Political and intellectual opposition to FDR
Economic consequences of World War II

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