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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For Dewey , the ultimate authority was experience ; and he made of experience a far more organized concept than it had been in the more brilliant philosophy of William James . For James experience was provisional , personal , individual ...
And the boys themselves , drawn in the main from a narrow social circle , contributed to the pervading pressure toward a somewhat snobbish conformity . A few were broken by the experience and ended , in the listing of one old Grotonian ...
For Roosevelt , Daniels was a new experience . At first the young New Yorker saw only an editor from the provinces — " the funniest looking hillbilly I had ever seen " — who could not tell a hatch from a halyard .
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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