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Godbold, E. Stanly

Works: 10 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 2,981 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F291.3.C37, B
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Most widely held works about E. Stanly Godbold
Most widely held works by E. Stanly Godbold
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter : the Georgia years, 1924-1974 by E. Stanly Godbold( Book )
9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This dual biography of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, the thirty-ninth President of the United States and his wife, chronicles the unique political and business relationship of a couple who together rose from obscurity to national and international power. His life in an isolated, prosperous, locally powerful, Baptist farm family prepared him for a career in public service and business. Rosalynn came from a more modest, but well-connected and intelligent, Methodist family in the town of Plains. Each was the oldest of four children, ambitious, eager to learn, able to shoulder heavy responsibilities, and committed to humanitarian interests. Together, they compromised their religious and career differences, enjoyed a short career in the United States Navy, built a small agribusiness empire, plotted political strategy, won the governorship of Georgia in 1970, and announced his candidacy for President of the United States on December 12, 1974. This volume, which covers the years from his birth to the end of his governorship, offers substantial, detailed information about their childhoods, marriage, personal lives, Navy career, business success and entry into politics. In a racially-charged atmosphere, Carter won a contested state senate seat in 1962 but lost the governor's race to Lester Maddox in 1966. In 1970 he won a stunning victory over the old Georgia politics, revealing that Rosalynn was so emotionally and professionally close to her husband that his career often seemed inseparable from hers. Carter shocked the state of Georgia and the entire country with his statement in 1971 that the time for racial discrimination was over, thus launching a national political race. Godbold's research has spanned two decades, much of it in rarely seen documents in the Georgia Department of Archives and History and the better-known Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, both in Atlanta. Working from millions of pages of primary sources, he has added contemporary scholarship, oral histories, and new interviews. From academic and military records, the governor's correspondence, the memories of the Carters, the accounts of Georgia and national politicians, and public documents, this volume details how the Carters rose to power, managed their private and public lives, governed Georgia, and seized control of the national Democratic party. It is a blueprint for what they would do on the national and international stages after 1975. The cast of characters ranging from Jimmy, Rosalynn, Miss Allie Smith, Mr. Earl, Miss Lillian, Brother Billy, Rachel Clark, Admiral Rickover, George Wallace, Lester Maddox, Richard Nixon, Baby Amy, Charles Kirbo, Hamilton Jordan, Jody Powell, and many more is set in a true Faulknerian tale that has changed the image of the South in the national mind and the role of the South in the presidency. The Carters were ordinary people whose dramatic and colorful story resonates with human life, defeat, courage, inspiration, hope, and extraordinary accomplishments"--
Ellen Glasgow and the woman within by E. Stanly Godbold( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christopher Gadsden and the American Revolution by E. Stanly Godbold( Book )
5 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Drawing extensively upon Gadsden's writings and letters, Christopher Gadsden and the American Revolution ... recreates the ... life of South Carolina's foremost patriot during the American Revolution and illuminates further that major episode in American history. The book contains all the known details of Gadsden's personal life as well as a thorough analysis of his political and military careers"--Jacket
Confederate colonel and Cherokee chief : the life of William Holland Thomas by E. Stanly Godbold( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Special issue: Ellen Glasgow ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Special issue, the South in transition ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Carter presidency lessons for the 21st century ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proceedings and events, January 19, 2007: Welcome; first plenary roundtable part 1, "The Carter Reforms of the Vice Presidency," and part 2, "Reassessing the Carter Presidency: Seeking Lessons for the 21st Century" ; second plenary roundtable, "The Institutional Presidency: White House Organization and Interactions with Congress, Interest Groups and the Media," and a student panel, "Lessons Learned: Policy Advice for the 21st Century" ; third plenary roundtable, "First Lady Rosalynn Carter and Mental Health Policy: Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness and Championing Reform," and a reception honoring Walter and Joan Mondale
The South in transition ( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ellen Glasgow ( )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Audience level: 0.44 (from 0.00 for Ellen Glas ... to 1.00 for Robert H. ...)
Alternative Names
Godbold, E. S. 1942-
Godbold, E. Stanly
Stanly Godbold, E. Jr
English (33)