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Leuchtenburg, William E. (William Edward) 1922-

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Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940 by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

44 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 3,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Documentary report on the events which occured between 1932 and 1940 including the Fascist challenge and an end to isolation
The growth of the American Republic by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

90 editions published between 1930 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over fifty years after its original publication, this classic work in American history is in its seventh edition. In a clear, vigorous style, its celebrated authors present the rich and complex narrative of America's experience in an account that extends from the pre-Columbian age to 1877 in Volume I, and in Volume II from 1877 to the present. Expertly revised to bring the study fully up to date, it reflects new insights derived from significant modern research."--Publisher description
The perils of prosperity, 1914-32 by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

72 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description : This book traces the political, economic, social, and cultural phenomena that transformed America from an agrarian, primarily decentralized, moralistic, isolationist nation into an industrial, urban, morally liberalized nation involved in foreign affairs in spite of itself. Beginning with Woodrow Wilson and U.S. entry into World War I and closing with the Great Depression, The Perils of Prosperity traces the transformation of America from an agrarian, moralistic, isolationist nation into a liberal, industrialized power involved in foreign affairs in spite of itself. William E. Leuchtenburg's lively yet balanced account of this hotly debated era in American history has been a standard text for many years. This substantial revision gives greater weight to the roles of women and minorities in the great changes of the era and adds new insights into literature, the arts, and technology in daily life. He has also updated the lists of important dates and resources for further reading. "This book gives us a rare opportunity to enjoy the matured interpretation of an American Historian who has returned to the story and seen how recent decades have added meaning and vividness to this epoch of our history."--Daniel J. Boorstin, from the Preface William E. Leuchtenburg is William Rand Kenan Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and recent past president of the American Historical Association. He has published numerous books on twentieth-century American history
In the shadow of FDR : from Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

31 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 2,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the influence of FDR's strategies and policies on the administrations of the eight men who have succeeded him in the oval office
The Roosevelts : An Intimate History( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodore's birth in 1858 to Eleanor's death in 1962. Over the course of those years, Theodore would become the 26th President of the United States and his beloved niece, Eleanor, would marry his fifth cousin, Franklin, who became the 32nd President of the United States. Together, these three individuals not only redefined the relationship Americans had with their government and with each other, but also redefined the role of the United States within the wider world. The series encompasses the history the Roosevelts helped to shape: the creation of National Parks, the digging of the
A concise history of the American Republic by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

40 editions published between 1977 and 1983 in English and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An abbreviated and revised edition of : The growth of the American Republic."--Title page verso
Herbert Hoover by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The growth of the American Republic by Samuel Eliot Morison( Book )

32 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over fifty years after its original publication, this classic work in American history is in its seventh edition. In a clear, vigorous style, its celebrated authors present the rich and complex narrative of America's experience in an account that extends from the pre-Columbian age to 1877 in Volume I, and in Volume II from 1877 to the present. Expertly revised to bring the study fully up to date, it reflects new insights derived from significant modern research."--Publisher description
The New Deal : a documentary history by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

29 editions published between 1968 and 1975 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Supreme Court reborn : the constitutional revolution in the age of Roosevelt by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Supreme Court Reborn, esteemed scholar William E. Leuchtenburg explores the critical episodes of the legal revolution that created the Court we know today. Leuchtenburg deftly portrays the events leading up to Roosevelt's showdown with the Supreme Court. Committed to laissez-faire doctrine, the conservative "Four Horsemen"--Justices Butler, Van Devanter, Sutherland, and McReynolds - aided by the swing vote of Justice Owen Roberts - struck down one regulatory law after another, outraging Roosevelt and much of the Depression-stricken nation. Leuchtenburg demonstrates that Roosevelt thought he had the backing of the country as he prepared a scheme to undermine the Four Horsemen. Famous (or infamous) as the "Court-packing plan," this proposal would have allowed the president to add one new justice for every sitting justice over the age of seventy. The plan picked up considerable momentum in Congress, it was only after a change in the voting of Justice Roberts (called "the switch in time that saved nine") and the death of Senate Majority Leader Joseph T. Robinson that it shuddered to a halt. Roosevelt's persistence led to one of his biggest legislative defeats. Despite the failure of the Court-packing plan, however, the president won his battle with the Supreme Court; one by one, the Four Horsemen left the bench, to be replaced by Roosevelt appointees. Leuchtenburg explores the far-reaching nature of FDR's victory. As a consequence of the Constitutional revolution that began in 1937, not only was the New Deal upheld (as precedent after precedent was overturned), but also the Court began a dramatic expansion of civil liberties that would culminate in the Warren Court. Among the surprises was Senator Hugo Black, who faced widespread opposition for his lack of qualifications when he was appointed as associate justice, shortly afterward, a reporter revealed that he had been a member of the Ku Klux Klan. Despite that background, Black became an articulate spokesman for individual liberty
The FDR years : on Roosevelt and his legacy by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled feast; American society since 1945 by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

29 editions published between 1945 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William E. Leuchtenburg, Columbia University. Quoted from the author's Preface: [A Troubled Feast] seeks to fill a large gap in courses in the history of the United States by providing the first account of the national experience from 1945 to the present day [1973]. Quoted from Back Cover--The Essence of this book is suggested by its title. The "troubled" aspects may well be the more familiar--the frightful assassinations of public men, the malignant effects of two Asian wars, the endemic violence, the persistence of social ills. Acknowledgment of the reality of the "feast"-that is, the widespread affluence made possible by the prodigious expansion of the economy-has often been more grudging. Yet in these years millions were lifted out of poverty, millions more into the ranks of the middle class. And it was the abundance that shaped many of the contours of American society in the nearly three decades since 1945, especially the consumer culture in its multifarious ramifications, and that exerted a decisive influence upon not only the troubles of this era but the too little noticed advances
Essays on the New Deal by Wilmon H Droze( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franklin D. Roosevelt : a profile by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The White House looks south : Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a time when race, class, and gender dominate historical writing, Leuchtenburg argues that place is no less significant. In a period when America is said to be homogenized, he shows that sectional distinctions persist. And in an era when political history is devalued, he demonstrates that government can profoundly affect people's lives and that presidents can be change-makers."--Jacket
The new nationalism by Theodore Roosevelt( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1971 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected speeches delivered by Roosevelt between 23 August and 11 September, 1910. Grouped thematically
American places : encounters with history : a celebration of Sheldon Meyer by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's leading historians talk about the sites where the past comes alive for them
In the shadow of FDR : from Harry Truman to Barack Obama by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A ghost has inhabited the Oval Office since 1945 - the ghost of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR's formidable presence has cast a large shadow on the occupants of that office in the years since his death, and an appreciation of his continuing influence remains essential to understanding the contemporary presidency. This new edition of In the Shadow of FDR has been updated to examine the presidency of George W. Bush and the first 100 days of the presidency of Barack Obama. The Obama presidency is evidence not just of the continuing relevance of FDR for assessing executive power but also of the salience of FDR's name in party politics and policy formulation."--Jacket
Drift and mastery : an attempt to diagnose the current unrest by Walter Lippmann( Book )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1984 election in historical perspective by William E Leuchtenburg( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940
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The growth of the American RepublicThe perils of prosperity, 1914-32A concise history of the American RepublicHerbert HooverThe growth of the American RepublicThe Supreme Court reborn : the constitutional revolution in the age of RooseveltThe FDR years : on Roosevelt and his legacyThe White House looks south : Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson