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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 139.95
This study investigates how. for the first time the new medium of radio impacted upon a presidential campaign. Prior to 1924 candidates were known to the public by their photographs and by the printed versions of their major speeches published in the press. Beginning in 1924, however, party standard-bearers were recognized by their voices. more...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 106.95
Through a long public life and short presidency, Herbert Hoover carefully cultivated reporters and media owners as he rose from a relief administrator to president of the United States. During his service to government, he held the conviction that journalists were to be manipulated and mistrusted. When the nation fell into economic disaster, Hoover's... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 31.82
Offering an account of the politics and history of the 1920s in America, this book points out key distinctions between the governing styles and political philosophies of Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge. It argues that social and technological change resulted in lines of conflict over poverty, race, religion, and employment rights being redrawn. more...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 119.99
The Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II relates the events of this crucial period in U.S. history through a chronology, an introductory essay, over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions, and organizations. more...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 18.99
Warren Harding fell in love with his beautiful neighbor, Carrie Phillips, in the summer of 1905, almost a decade before he was elected a United States Senator and fifteen years before he became the 29th President of the United States. When the two lovers started their long-term and torrid affair, neither of them could have foreseen that their... more...
- 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...