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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... Roosevelt went on , " to a conduct in banking and in business which too often has given to a sacred trust the likeness of callous and selfish wrongdoing . ” Again the crowd shouted . “ This Nation asks for action , and action now .
We can restore consumer purchasing power by collective action , and in no other way . Collective action means , necessarily , action by the Federal Government . " The first step should be the increase of the national debt “ as far as is ...
To avoid the drift toward a superstate , he wanted “ to solve great problems outside of Government action . " Victory over depression must be won “ by the resolution of our people to fight their own battles in their own communities .
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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