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- Basic Books 2008; US$ 24.95
"A gripping, controversial, informative and at times infuriating look at FDR's leadership as the nation entered and fought World War II...Both revisionist and controversial." Washington Post more...
- 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...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
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...
- 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$ 100.00
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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 19.99
Robert H. Jackson was one of the giants of the Roosevelt era: an Attorney General, a still revered Supreme Court Justice and, not least important, one of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's close friends and advisers. His intimate memoir of FDR, written in the early 1950s before Jackson's untimely death, has remained unpublished for fifty years. Here... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 180.00
The "Greatest Generation" fought in Europe and the Pacific; women staffed production lines, the first Baby Boomers were born, and Studebaker led the postwar design change in automobiles. What was everyday life like in the 1940s? What did people watch, read, play? What inspired them and brought them joy? more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 16.99
The April 1945 journey of FDR?s funeral train became a thousand-mile odyssey, fraught with heartbreak and scandal. As it passed through the night, few of the grieving onlookers gave thought to what might be happening behind the Pullman shades, where women whispered and men tossed back highballs. Inside was a Soviet spy, a newly widowed Eleanor Roosevelt,... more...