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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It has managed to infest farm organizations ; it has not hesitated to enter the
sacred walls of churches and religious organizations . ... With its slimy fingers it ...
It has undertaken to poison the minds of our boys in the Boy Scout organization .
Falling back on basic training , half remembered from those springtime days
fifteen years earlier , they held formation , waited in chow lines , organized
baseball games , dug latrines ( known as “ Hoover villas " ) and rose and slept by
Smith was the favorite in the press ; but Roosevelt , backed by the state
organization , won almost two to one and captured the entire delegation . A week
later , Roosevelt beat Alfalfa Bill Murray in North Dakota , deflating the Murray
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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