The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933
Houghton Mifflin, 1988 - 557 páginas
The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933, volume one of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. s Age of Roosevelt series, is the first of three books that interpret the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of the early twentieth century in terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the spokesman and symbol of the period. Portraying the United States from the Great War to the Great Depression, The Crisis of the Old Order covers the Jazz Age and the rise and fall of the cult of business. For a season, prosperity seemed permanent, but the illusion came to an end when Wall Street crashed in October 1929. Public trust in the wisdom of business leadership crashed too. With a dramatist s eye for vivid detail and a scholar s respect for accuracy, Schlesinger brings to life the era that gave rise to FDR and his New Deal and changed the public face of the United States forever."
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The first heroine of social work was Jane Addams of Hull - House on Halsted
Street in Chicago . Soon after , Lillian Wald set up the Henry Street Settlement in
New York . Hull - House , Henry Street , and their counterparts in other cities gave
... ownership and concentrating control . While stocks and bonds flowed from
Wall Street to Main Street , power flowed from Main Street to Wall Street ; and the
consequence , Professor Ripley felt , was to encourage corporate secrecy and ...
The Roosevelts had rented a house on N Street owned by T . R . ' s sister . T . R .
himself had occupied it in the first days of his Presidency while he waited for Mrs .
McKinley to quit the White House . Summers , of course , the family went to ...
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THE CRISIS OF THE OLD ORDER: 1919-1933, The Age Of Roosevelt, Volume ICrítica de los usuarios - Kirkus
In Schlesinger's view, Roosevelt is the summation of an era in American social, political and economic life. He corresponds, in this respect, to Napoleon; anything about him, whether bearing directly ... Leer comentario completo
The crisis of the old order, 1919-1933Crítica de los usuarios - Not Available - Book Verdict
While a lot of ink has been spilled profiling FDR, Schlesinger's three-volume work remains among the best efforts. Released in the late 1950s, the trio begins with a broader overview of his early ... Leer comentario completo