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Herbert Hoover /

Renowned New Deal historian Leuchtenburg offers a frank, thoughtful portrait of the lifelong public servant, and shrewdly assesses Hoover's policies and legacy in the face of one of the darkest periods of American history--the Great Depression.

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  • "Catapulted into national politics by his heroic fundraising campaigns to feed Europe during and after World War I, Herbert Hoover -- an engineer by training -- exemplified the economic optimism of the 1920s. As president, however, he was sorely tested by America's first crisis of the twentieth century: the Great Depression. Leuchtenburg's offeres a frank, nuanced portrait of Hoover and shrewdly assesses his policies and legacy in the face of the darkest period in American history."
  • "Renowned New Deal historian Leuchtenburg offers a frank, thoughtful portrait of the lifelong public servant, and shrewdly assesses Hoover's policies and legacy in the face of one of the darkest periods of American history--the Great Depression."@en
  • "Renowned New Deal historian Leuchtenburg offers a frank, thoughtful portrait of the lifelong public servant, and shrewdly assesses Hoover's policies and legacy in the face of one of the darkest periods of American history--the Great Depression."
  • "Evaluates how the challenges of the Great Depression were initially met by the thirty-first president, exploring the ways in which his World War I campaigns and beliefs about volunteerism shaped his failed policies and marked his post-office criticism ofbig government."@en

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  • "Biographie."
  • "Biography"
  • "Biography"@en
  • "Biografieën (vorm)"
  • "Large type books."
  • "Biography."
  • "Electronic books."@en

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  • "Herbert Hoover /"
  • "Herbert Hoover"