William D. Pederson's A Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt PDF

By William D. Pederson

ISBN-10: 1444330160

ISBN-13: 9781444330168

ISBN-10: 1444395181

ISBN-13: 9781444395181

A better half to Franklin D. Roosevelt provides a suite of historiographical essays via prime students that offers a entire evaluation of the scholarship at the president who led the us in the course of the tumultuous interval from the good melancholy to the waning days of global warfare II.

  • Represents a state of the art evaluate of present scholarship on FDR, the one president elected to 4 phrases of place of work and the valuable determine in key occasions of the 1st half the twentieth century
  • Covers all features of FDR's existence and occasions, from his wellbeing and fitness, relationships, and ultimate courtroom packing, to New Deal guidelines, institutional matters, and diplomacy
  • Features 35 essays by way of major FDR students

Chapter One FDR Biographies (pages 1–14): Kenneth E. Hendrickson
Chapter Eleanor Roosevelt Biographies (pages 15–33): Norman W. Provizer
Chapter 3 Pre?Presidential profession (pages 34–58): Timothy W. Kneeland
Chapter 4 actual and mental wellbeing and fitness (pages 59–76): Robert P. Watson
Chapter 5 The Election of 1932 (pages 77–95): Donald A. Ritchie
Chapter Six The 1936–1944 Campaigns (pages 96–113): Sean J. Savage
Chapter Seven city and neighborhood pursuits (pages 114–134): Stefano Luconi
Chapter 8 Minorities (pages 135–154): Cherisse Jones?Branch
Chapter 9 hard work (pages 155–185): Martin Halpern
Chapter Ten company (pages 186–205): Patrick D. Reagan
Chapter 11 competitors at domestic and overseas (pages 206–221): Joseph Edward Lee
Chapter Twelve FDR as a Communicator (pages 222–237): Betty Houchin Winfield
Chapter 13 the recent Deal (pages 238–258): June Hopkins
Chapter Fourteen The Banking difficulty (pages 259–278): James S. Olson and Brian Domitrovic
Chapter Fifteen FDR and Agriculture (pages 279–297): Jean Choate
Chapter 16 Conservation (pages 289–317): Byron W. Daynes
Chapter Seventeen Political tradition (pages 318–339): Richard M. Fried
Chapter Eighteen Human Rights (pages 340–361): Wesley ok. Mosier
Chapter Nineteen The Institutional Presidency (pages 362–384): Rodney A. Grunes
Chapter Twenty Political and Administrative kind (pages 385–404): Margaret C. Rung
Chapter Twenty?One The Congress (pages 405–426): John Thomas McGuire
Chapter Twenty?Two The excellent courtroom (pages 427–442): Stephen okay. Shaw
Chapter Twenty?Three the yankee army (pages 443–458): Lance Janda
Chapter Twenty?Four technology and know-how (pages 459–479): Peter okay. Parides
Chapter Twenty?Five Intelligence (pages 480–492): R. Blake Dunnavent
Chapter Twenty?Six kinfolk with the British and French (pages 493–516): Kevin E. Smith
Chapter Twenty?Seven kinfolk with Canada (pages 517–541): Galen Roger Perras
Chapter Twenty?Eight the great Neighbor coverage and the Americas (pages 542–563): Michael R. Hall
Chapter Twenty?Nine kinfolk with the Soviet Union (pages 564–589): William E. Kinsella
Chapter Thirty family members with China and India (pages 590–611): William Ashbaugh
Chapter Thirty?One family with Japan (pages 612–635): William Ashbaugh
Chapter Thirty?Two kinfolk with Italy and Nazi Germany (pages 636–652): Regina U. Gramer
Chapter Thirty?Three family with Spain and eu Neutrals (pages 653–671): David A. Messenger
Chapter Thirty?Four overseas Legacy (pages 672–689): Mary Stockwell
Chapter Thirty?Five Political recognition (pages 690–709): Patrick J. Maney

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Though cut from a slightly different cloth, Glendon’s study of the Roosevelt at the United Nations highlights the value found in such a focused approach. On the personal front, there is certainly an understandable desire to reach a more definitive conclusion concerning Roosevelt’s sexuality, and the question of how her early life defined what she did as well as how and why she acted the way she did. From that perspective, an examination of her life through a psychoanalytical or psycho-historical lens would provide additional food for thought on the inevitable connections between the private and the public Roosevelt, though it is the public Roosevelt who matters most.

In 1981, Susan Ware produced Beyond Suffrage: Women in the New Deal, followed in 1984 by Without Precedent: The Life and Career of Eleanor Roosevelt, edited by Joan HoffWilson and Marjorie Lightman. indd 21 12/31/2010 1:06:44 AM 22 NORMAN W. PROVIZER the Women’s Trade Union League, and the National Consumer’s League that began even before her marriage to Franklin and continued through the 1920s. In those efforts, Roosevelt was not an isolated actor but, rather, a part of a network of progressive women who were changing the political landscape of America and, in the process, creating the link between party and reform “that served to explain the character of the Democratic Party during the New Deal” (Robertson 2001: 58).

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. indd 31 12/31/2010 1:06:45 AM 32 NORMAN W. , 1971. Eleanor and Franklin: The Story of Their Relationship. New York: W. W. Norton. , 1972. Eleanor: The Years Alone. New York: W. W. Norton. , 1982. Love, Eleanor: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. , 1984. A World of Love: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends, 1943–1962. Garden City, NY: Doubleday. , 1963. Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932–1940. New York: Harper & Row. , 2001. Hidden Power: Presidential Marriages That Shaped Our Recent History.

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