Freedom from Fear (Kennedy book)

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Freedom From Fear
Freedom From Fear - The American People in Depression and War.jpg
First edition cover
AuthorDavid M. Kennedy
SeriesOxford History of the United States
Subject20th-century American history
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication date
May 6, 1999
Media typePrint (hardcover)

Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929–1945 is a Pulitzer Prize–winning book written in 1999 by the American historian David M. Kennedy. It is part of the Oxford History of the United States. The book covers America's coping with the Great Depression and World War II.[1]

The book was awarded the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for History, the 2000 Francis Parkman Prize, the 2000 Ambassador Book Award, and the 2000 California Gold Medal for Literature.


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