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Hoover's administration, 1919-1933

  • The Crusade Years, 19331955by George H. Nash

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Covering an eventful period in Herbert Hoover?s career?and, more specifically, his life as a political pugilist from 1933 to 1955?this previously unknown memoir was composed and revised by the 31st president during the 1940s and 1950s?and then, surprisingly, set aside. This work recounts Hoover?s family life after March 4, 1933, his myriad philanthropic... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the Great Depression, 1929-1940by JAMES OLSON

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 168.00

    Today when most Americans think of the Great Depression, they imagine desperate hoboes riding the rails in search of work, unemployed men selling pencils to indifferent crowds, bootleggers hustling illegal booze to secrecy-shrouded speakeasies, FDR smiling, or Judy Garland skipping along the yellow brick road. Hard times have become an abstraction.... more...

  • Hoover, Blacks, and Lily-Whitesby Donald J. Lisio

    The University of North Carolina Press 1985; US$ 45.00

    For more than fifty years, Hoover has been viewed as a lily-white racist who attempted to revitalize Republicanism in the South by driving blacks from positions of leadership at all party levels. Lisio demonstrates that this view is both inaccurate and incomplete, that Hoover hoped to promote racial progress. He shows that Hoover's efforts to reform... more...

  • The Life of Herbert Hooverby Glen Jeansonne

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 35.00

    This is the first definitive study of the presidency of America's least understood and most under-appreciated Chief Executive. Combining government with private resources, Hoover became the first president to pit government action against the economic cycle, setting precedents and spawning ideas employed by his successor and all future presidents. more...

  • Uncommon Americansby TIMOTHY WALCH

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 119.00

    This first joint biography of the Hoovers will reshape Herbert Hoover's image as a man who did little more than sit in the White House while the country suffered. Both Hoovers were dynamic, uncommon Americans who made enormous contributions to mankind, before, during, and after the presidency. Walch, Director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library,... more...

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