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Herbert Hoover

Author: William E Leuchtenburg
Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2009.
Series: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Herbert Hoover; Herbert Hoover; Herbert Hoover
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William E Leuchtenburg
ISBN: 9780805069587 0805069585
OCLC Number: 149446758
Description: xviii, 186 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Editor's note --
1: Great engineer --
2: Great humanitarian --
3: Food czar --
4: Commerce --
5: Road to the White House --
6: False dawn --
7: Crash --
8: Global disorder --
9: Defeat --
10: Long good-bye --
Milestones --
Selected bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Series Title: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Responsibility: William E. Leuchtenburg.
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Catapulted into national politics by his heroic campaigns to feed Europe during and after World War I, Herbert Hoover - an engineer by training - exemplified the economic optimism of the 1920s. This  Read more...

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