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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Instead of regarding the state as a possible tyrant , “ as Jefferson did , ” said Stimson , " we now look to executive action to protect the individual citizen against the oppression of this unofficial power of business .
The basic impulse of modern history , he suggested , had been the struggle for individual liberty . But individualism had now created its own set of problems . " Conditions of civilization that come with individual freedom are ...
What did this new theory imply for the ancient struggle for the liberty of the individual ? “ If we use the word ' liberty ' in conjunction with the word ' community , ' ” Roosevelt said , “ we necessarily give to that word ' liberty ...
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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