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The age of Roosevelt

Discusses the rise to the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the impact of his administration on the United States and the world.

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  • "Politics of upheaval 1935-1936"@en
  • "Coming of the New Deal 1933-1934"@en
  • "Coming of the New Deal"@en
  • "Politics of upheaval"@en
  • "Crisis of the old order, 1919-1933"@en
  • "Crisis of the old order 1919-1933"@en

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  • "Discusses the rise to the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the impact of his administration on the United States and the world."@en
  • ""Portraying the United States from the Great War to the Great Depression, The Crisis of the Old Order covers the Jazz Age and the rise and fall of the cult of business. For a season, prosperity seemed permanent, but the illusion came to an end when Wall Street crashed in October 1929. Public trust in the wisdom of business leadership crashed too. With a dramatist's eye for vivid detail and a scholar's respect for accuracy, Schlesinger brings to life the era that gave rise to FDR and his New Deal and changed the public face of the United States forever.""
  • ""A measure of economic recovery revived political conflict and emboldened FDR's critics to denounce 'that man in the White house.' To his left were demagogues--Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and Dr. Townsend. To his right were the champions of the old order--ex-president Herbert Hoover, the American Liberty League, and the august Supreme Court. For a time, the New Deal seemed to lose its momentum. But in 1935 FDR rallied and produced a legislative record even more impressive than the Hundred Days of 1933--a set of statutes that transformed the social and economic landscape of American life. In 1936 FDR coasted to reelection on a landslide. Schlesinger has his usual touch with colorful personalities and draws a warmly sympathetic portrait of Alf M. Landon, the Republican candidate of 1936.""
  • ""Coming into office at the bottom of the Great Depression, FDR told the American people that they have nothing to fear but fear itself. The conventional wisdom having failed, he tried unorthodox remedies to avert economic collapse. His first hundred days restored national morale, and his New Dealers filled Washington with new approaches to recovery and reform. Combining idealistic ends with realistic means, Roosevelt proposed to humanize, redeem, and rescue capitalism. The Coming of the New Deal, written with Schlesinger's customary verve, is a gripping account of critical years in the history of the republic.""
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  • "The age of Roosevelt"
  • "The age of Roosevelt"@en
  • "The age of Roosevelt : the Politics of Upheaval"
  • "The age of Roosevelt ; The politics of upheaval"
  • "The age of Roosevelt The politics of upheaval"
  • "The Age of Roosevelt"@en
  • "The Age of Roosevelt"
  • "The age of Roosevelt : the politics of upheaval"
  • "The Age of Roosevelt : the Politics of Upheaval"

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