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Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administrations, 1933-April 12, 1945

  • The Plot to Seize the White Houseby Jules Archer; Anne Cipriano Venzon

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    Jules Archer served four years during World War II in the Pacific with the Army Air Corps. He wrote many books on political events and personalities, including The Dictators ; Hawks,Doves and the Eagle ; and The Extremists . He lived in New York until his passing. Anne Cipriano Venzon is the author of General Smedley Darlington Butler... more...

  • It Seems to Meby Leonard C. Schlup; Donald W. Whisenhunt

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    One of the most important women of the 20th Century, Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was also one of its most prolific letter writers. Yet never before has a selection of her letters to public figures, world leaders, and individuals outside her family been made available to general readers and to historians unable to visit the archives at Hyde Park.... more...

  • Rooseveltby Sean J. Savage

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    FDR -- the wily political opportunist glowing with charismatic charm, a leader venerated and hated with equal vigor -- such is one common notion of a president elected to an unprecedented four terms. But in this first comprehensive study of Roosevelt's leadership of the Democratic party, Sean Savage reveals a different man. He contends that, far from... more...

  • Congressional Conservatism and the New Dealby James T. Patterson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    History faced by the disaster of depression, Congress in the early 1930s proved amenable to the far-reaching demands and programs presented to it by the newly elected President, Franklin D. Roosevelt, but by 1937 it showed increasing resistance, even outright opposition, to many New Deal measures. In this study, James T. Patterson examines this resurgence... more...

  • Buying of the Presidency?, The: Franklin D. Roosevelt, the New Deal, and the Election of 1936by Si Sheppard

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00

    This groundbreaking work tells the true story behind Franklin D. Roosevelt's 1936 reelection, drawing upon never-before-published personal files to expose a nexus of patronage and power that changed America forever. more...

  • The First Lady of Radioby Stephen Drury Smith; Blanche Wiesen Cook

    The New Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    On the afternoon of December 7, 1941, as a stunned nation gathered around the radio to hear the latest about Pearl Harbor, Eleanor Roosevelt was preparing for her weekly Sunday evening national radio program. At 6:45pm, listeners to the NBC Blue network heard the First Lady?s calm, measured voice explain that the president was conferring with his... more...

  • Frontiersmen in Blueby Robert M. Utley

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 27.00

    Frontiersmen in Blue is a comprehensive history of the achievements and failures of the United States Regular and Volunteer Armies that confronted the Indian tribes of the West in the two decades between the Mexican War and the close of the Civil War. Between 1848 and 1865 the men in blue fought nearly all of the western tribes. Robert Utley describes... more...

  • The Gambleby John Sides; Lynn Vavreck

    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...

  • From Isolation to Warby Justus D. Doenecke; John E. Wilz

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    In a major revision of this popular text, Dr. Justus Doenecke integrates scholarly research conducted in the 1990s to offer readers a fresh picture of the major events and historiographical controversies in American diplomacy in the decade before Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. Individual chapters center on the aftermath of World War I, the Manchurian... more...

  • Home Front U.S.A.by Allan M. Winkler

    Wiley 2014; US$ 21.95

    New scholarship on World War II continues to broaden our understanding. With each passing year we know more about the triumphs and the tragedies of America?s involvement in the momentous conflict. Tapping into this greater awareness of the accomplishments of both soldiers and civilians and a better recognition of the consequences of decisions made,... more...