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The Era of Franklin D. Roosevelt 1932-1945: A Brief History with Documents

The Era of Franklin D. Roosevelt 1932-1945: A Brief History with Documents (Paperback)

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The era of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal was a time of depression and despair, economic rebirth and renewal, and mobilization for a war in both the East and the West. Richard Polenberg's introduction to this new volume provides an engaging historical and biographical overview of the period by focusing on one of its key actors. The biographical introduction is followed by over 45 topically arranged primary sources that provide students with a rich context in which to understand FDR's multifaceted role as president, reformer, policymaker, and commander-in-chief. The readings thoroughly cover issues of race and ethnicity, profile First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and explore the New Deal's transformative agencies for their economic and social ramifications and the constitutional revolution they triggered.

History & PoliticsMilitary HistorySecond World WarHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the Americas Publisher: St Martin's Press Publication Date: 21/01/2000 ISBN-13: 9780312133108  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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RICHARD POLENBERG is professor of history at Cornell University, where he has received the Clark Distinguished Teaching Award and was appointed Goldwin Smith Professor of American History in 1986. He has been a Fulbright Visiting Professor at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and has published widely on 20th-century American history.

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