The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933
Houghton Mifflin, 1957 - 557 páginas
First of a projected series of 4 volumes interpreting the history of our times in terms of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. This volume presents a study of the years preceding Roosevelt's first term.
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The change from Woodrow Wilson to Warren Gamaliel Harding , from the highminded and lofty - visioned intellectual to the handsome small - town sport , could not have been more reassuring . Why Harding ? The Republican party had far ...
Wilson , living on in Washington , watched Harding with supreme contempt . It was reported that the former President had coined the phrase " the bungalow mind ” to describe his successor . And , indeed , it was not inappropriate that ...
Then a member of the Ohio gang committed suicide just before Harding left on a trip to Alaska in the summer of 1923. The President himself began perhaps to have a sense of impending disaster . He suddenly invited his Secretary of ...
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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