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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He told of the big work in Belgium , " said Josephus Daniels , “ as coldly as if he were giving statistics of production . From his words and his manner he seemed to regard human beings as so many numbers .
When Ed Flynn told Smith in 1931 that he was going for Roosevelt , Smith said that nothing would induce him to enter the political arena again . Spreading a sheaf of papers on his desk , he said , “ Ed , these are all debts that I must ...
His name , he was told , was on a list for elimination by German agents , and the Secret Service recommended that he carry a revolver as he walked to and from his office . He did so for a few days , until the silliness of it overcame ...
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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