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- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 8.99
"No president since the founders has done more to shape the character of American government," notes Alan Brinkley in this magnificent biography of America's thirty-second president. "And no president since Lincoln has served through darker or more difficult times. Roosevelt thrived in crisis. It brought out his greatness, and his... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 35.00
A brief, thorough introduction to the life and times of the most influential and effective president in modern America, this volume is ideal for students researching the Great Depression or World War II. Franklin Delano Roosevelt was one of the best and most influential presidents in U.S. history. Successfully guiding the stricken nation through... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 28.00
Many have questioned FDR's record on race, suggesting that he had the opportunity but not the will to advance the civil rights of African Americans. Kevin J. McMahon challenges this view, arguing instead that Roosevelt's administration played a crucial role in the Supreme Court's increasing commitment to racial equality?which culminated in its landmark... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
In The Forgotten Man , Amity Shlaes, one of the nation's most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. She traces the mounting agony of the New Dealers and the moving stories of individual citizens who through their brave perseverance helped establish the steadfast character we recognize as American... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
The People's President depicts the life and times of one of America's best-loved presidents. Listen to his radio addresses--the famed "fireside chats"--and see how he showed the American people just how much a president can do. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 17.00
One of the classic studies of the Great Depression, featuring a new introduction by the author with insights into the economic crises of 1929 and today. In the twenty-five years since its publication, critics and scholars have praised historian Robert McElvaine?s sweeping and authoritative history of the Great Depression as one of the best and... more...
- Free Press 2011; US$ 18.00
Franklin Roosevelt?s New Deal began as a program of short-term emergency relief measures and evolved into a truly transformative concept of the federal government?s role in Americans? lives. More than an economic recovery plan, it was a reordering of the political system that continues to define America to this day. With The New Deal: A Modern History... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
A vivid and intimate portrait of the New Deal president by the first woman ever appointed to the U.S. Cabinet. When Frances Perkins first met Franklin D. Roosevelt at a dance in 1910, she was a young social worker and he was an attractive young man making a modest debut in state politics. Over the next thirty-five years, she watched his career... more...