David E. Kyvig, Daily Life in the United States, 1920-1940: How Americans Lived Through the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression.

One to two paragraph brief summary of the book.•Who is the author and what is his or her background? -Does the author have any particular
ideological viewpoint that he or she is trying to advance or do you consider the author to have been neutral and presented both sides of
controversial issues? (You will find asking this same question will help you in other courses and your future career.)•What do you think of the
author’s title? Would you have used a different title?•Do you believe the author accurately described the social history of the decades of the 1920s
and the 1930s? What, if anything, might be excluded or added? -When was this book written? Does the author reflect the views (biases) of the time
when the book was written? Why or why not? -What did you find most interesting in the book? Least interesting? •Do you think the authormakes the
material interesting, understandableand relevant to the general public? Why or why not?•11 you were the editor in the publishing company, what
changes, if any, would you make to the author’s draft?•Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?•Did the book increase your
interest in a particular issue that you would like to learn more about?•Do you think it is worthwhile to study social history?•Would you recommend
that I continue to use this book in this course with future students? Would you have preferred to read a book on another subject covered by this
course (military history, economics, etc.)?