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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This goal , the advocates of the Social Gospel reckoned , could be achieved
within history ; the Kingdom of God would , in due time , realize itself on earth .
But it could not be achieved by the churches alone . “ There is a certain important
It was from these middle - class groups , and not from the trade unions , that the
first demand came for the abolition of child labor , for maximum - hour and
minimumwage laws , and for social insurance . And the opposition these
reformers met ...
The heritage of the Social Gospel reinforced this impression ; for the Social
Gospel , in its long preoccupation with the fact that freedom in capitalist society
often produced injustice , left too little room for liberty as a value requiring specific
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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