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FDR's body politics : the rhetoric of disability

Author: Davis W Houck; Amos Kiewe
Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2003.
Series: Presidential rhetoric series, 8
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Franklin Roosevelt took great care to hide his polio-induced lameness. This book is an analysis of the silences surrounding Roosevelt's disability, the words he used to portray himself and his  Read more...

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Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Davis W Houck; Amos Kiewe
ISBN: 158544233X 9781585442331
OCLC Number: 473976101
Description: xii, 141 s. : ill.
Contents: Keeping secrets --
Quo vadis? --
In sickness and in health --
Looking for looker --
A new deal and a new body --
A satisfactory embodiment --
Body politics.
Series Title: Presidential rhetoric series, 8
Responsibility: Davis W. Houck and Amos Kiewe.

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