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- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 7.99
The New Deal shaped our nation's politics for decades, and was seen by many as tantamount to the "American Way" itself. Now, in this superb compact history, Eric Rauchway offers an informed account of the New Deal and the Great Depression, illuminating its successes and failures. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 38.00
Roosevelt's New Deal resulted in such dramatic changes within the United States that it merits the label "revolutionary" and ranks with the work of Washington and Lincoln in its influence on the American nation. The New Deal was not simply the response to a severe economic crisis; it was also an expression of FDR's well-developed political ideology... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2011; US$ 35.00
In 1933, in his first inaugural address, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared, ..". the only thing we have to fear is fear itself..." Yet, Roosevelt knew that the fear he spoke of was grounded in reality. With one-third of the nation's workforce unemployed, grown men scrounged in garbage cans for discarded scraps to feed their... more...
- Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99
Eleanor Roosevelt lived during an exciting time. Women had just gained the right to vote. As a first lady, she made her own agenda and gave her husband, Franklin D. Roosevelt, plenty of advice. She stood up for the weak and advocated for equal rights regardless of gender or skin color. more...
- Algora Publishing 2012; US$ 22.95
This book examines the personal and administrative qualities of FDR and from that perspective analyzes the U.S. response to the changing global scene between the two world wars. Governments during the period preceding and throughout World War II were not without defects, yet despite lapses and mistakes made by the U.S. Administration in Washington... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95
"Game changer." We heard it so many times during the 2012 U.S. presidential election. But what actually made a difference in the contest?and what was just hype? In this groundbreaking book, John Sides and Lynn Vavreck tell the dramatic story of the election?with a big difference. Using an unusual "moneyball" approach and drawing on extensive quantitative... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 14.99
Most people will be shocked to learn that in 1933 a cabal of wealthy industrialistsin league with groups like the K.K.K. and the American Liberty Leagueplanned to overthrow the U.S. government in a fascist coup. Their plan was to turn discontented veterans into American "brown shirts," depose F.D.R., and stop the New Deal. They clandestinely asked... more...
- Facing History and Ourselves 2013; US$ 14.95
Surveying Eleanor Roosevelt's early years and then concentrating on her life-long commitment as an activist, Fundamental Freedoms tells of Eleanor's pivotal role in creating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in the aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust.As demonstrated throughout all four parts of this... more...