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- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 22.00
One of today?s premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines contemporary scholarship and a broad range of primary source material to provide an engrossing narrative of one of America?s greatest presidents. This is... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 145.00
What is the role of elites in shaping foreign policy? Did unaccountable foreign policy elites shape the post-1945 world order? Chatham House and the Council on Foreign Relations were vital in America's shift from isolationism to globalism, and in Britain's shift from Empire to its current pro-American orientation and were also fundamental in engineering... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
Witness history in the making as you turn the pages of time and discover the fascinating lives of famous explorers, leaders of twentieth-century politics and government, and great Americans. ?The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.? With these resounding words and innovative, often controversial, programs Franklin D. Roosevelt stirred... more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.50
Class and Power in the New Deal provides a new perspective on the origins and implementation of the three most important policies that emerged during the New Deal?the Agricultural Adjustment Act, the National Labor Relations Act, and the Social Security Act. It reveals how Northern corporate moderates, representing some of the largest fortunes and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
An exploration of the development of FDR's views in the years before he became president. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.00
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was arguably the greatest figure of the twentieth century. While FDR?s official circle was predominantly male, it was his relationships with women?particularly with Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd?that most vividly bring to light the human being beneath this towering statesman. It is no coincidence that Rutherfurd was with Roosevelt... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 30.95
This compact study assesses the personality, political and economic policies in war and peace, of America's longest-serving president and one of the most important political figures of the twentieth century, Franklin. D. Roosevelt. Also providing an overview of the America over which Roosevelt presided, the book offers a concise survey of both domestic... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 16.00
This is the story of a political miracle -- the perfect match of man and moment. Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office in March of 1933 as America touched bottom. Banks were closing everywhere. Millions of people lost everything. The Great Depression had caused a national breakdown. With the craft of a master storyteller, Jonathan Alter brings us closer... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 90.00
In this collection of essays, scholars analyse the relationship between Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Vatican, and the Roman Catholic Church in America. The book grew out of an international conference in 1998 held at the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute in Hyde Park, New York. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
A new and original analysis of the mission undertaken by FDR's Secretary of State during the Phoney War, Rofe's work explains the motivations and goals of Roosevelt through an analysis of the president's foreign policy and of the nature of the Anglo-American relationship of the time. more...