Crash of '29

The Crash of '29, which has been prefigured by the crisis of 1907 in the previous chapter, and the inexorable sinking of the stock market in 1930 and beyond almost ruin the fictional Master family in the 'Empire State' chapter of New York.




Did You Know?
RHUBARB - During the three centuries before the nineteenth, China had become so cut off from Europe that senior mandarins were quite unsure where Britain was. They’d even been told that the western barbarians needed to import herbal rhubarb from China (a medicine), and that they would die if they couldn’t get it.

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