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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In looking ahead in the next four or eight years , ” said Dwight Morrow to Thomas
W. Lamont , “ I think what America ... far from his rural Vermont childhood “ I never
saw a man , ” exclaimed the British Ambassador , " who looked less like the ...
In the long run , Simpson looked to the establishment of a cooperative
commonwealth . " I feel the capitalistic system is doomed . It has as its foundation
the principles of brutality , dishonesty and avarice . ” 17 O'Neal and Simpson
urged the ...
This summed up a current impression of a certain shallowness and frivolity , once
people looked beyond the physical magnetism and the administrative vigor . “ He
was likable and attractive , ” recalled his friend William Phillips , the Assistant ...
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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