Antecedents to the UN
The Great Depression This is an annotated list from Foreign Affairs on the major works on the Great Depression.
The Great Depression This website lists a number of syllabi on the New Deal, Depression and World War II in America. It also links to good online sources on the topic.
Global Capitalism Since 1920 The first half of this Swarthmore College economics course investigates the present global crisis in light of the past, but presents good readings on the interplay between events, economic theories and government policies.
Dealing with Global Financial Crisis This freshman seminar at Harvard University from 2009 asks how we can apply lessons from other eras and economies to the present financial situation. It contains useful readings on the Great Depression (and 1990s Japan).