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The life of Herbert Hoover : fighting Quaker, 1928-1933

Autor: Glen Jeansonne
Verlag: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Ausgabe/Medienart   Gedrucktes Buch : Biografie : Englisch : 1st edAlle Ausgaben und Medienarten anzeigen
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This is the first definitive study of the presidency of America's least understood, most neglected and most under-appreciated Chief Executive. Born in a Quaker hamlet in Iowa, orphaned at nine, Herbert Hoover rose to wealth and world fame as an international mining engineer, the savior of Belgium during the Great War, and Food Administrator under Woodrow Wilson. Perhaps the greatest Secretary of Commerce in American  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
Name: Herbert Hoover; Herbert Hoover; Herbert Hoover
Medienart: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Glen Jeansonne
ISBN: 9780230103092 023010309X 9781137346735 1137346736
OCLC-Nummer: 752068315
Beschreibung: xxi, 539 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Inhalt: Prologue: The long dusty road from West Branch --
Landslide --
Prepping for the Presidency and sparring with Congress --
Humanizing Hoover --
A whirling Dervish --
The engine of prosperity jumps the track --
The seventy-first Congress: fighting the political wars --
Hoover and the world: foreign policy, 1929-1930 --
A polarized party --
Combating the Depression, phase I, 1929-1930 --
The seventy-second Congress: frustrating yet fruitful --
Combating the Depression, phase II, 1931-1932 --
Frustrated farmers, angry veterans --
Race, gender, and labor --
The grim reaper stalks the world: foreign affairs, 1931-1933 --
Life in the White House, personal and social --
The Peter Pan in Hoover, children and fish --
The fourth estate --
Running for his life, the election of 1932 --
The hard interregnum --
Fighting Quaker.
Verfasserangabe: Glen Jeansonne.
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This is the first definitive study of the presidency of America's least understood and most under-appreciated Chief Executive. Combining government with private resources, Hoover became the first  Weiterlesen…

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