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Lou Henry Hoover : activist first lady

Autor: Nancy Beck Young
Editora: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2004.
Séries: Modern first ladies.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Biografia : Publicação de governo estadual ou província : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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"Although overshadowed by her higher-profile successors, Lou Henry Hoover was in many ways the nation's first truly modern first lady. She was the first to speak on the radio and give regular interviews. She was the first to be a public political persona in her own right. And, although the White House press corps saw in her "old-fashioned wifehood," she very much foreshadowed the "new woman" of the era.".
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Gênero/Forma: Biography
Formato Físico Adicional: Online version:
Young, Nancy Beck.
Lou Henry Hoover.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2004
(OCoLC)636228601
Pessoa Denominada: Lou Henry Hoover; Herbert Hoover; Lou H Hoover; Herbert Clark Hoover; Herbert Hoover; Lou Henry Hoover
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Publicação do governo, Publicação de governo estadual ou província, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Nancy Beck Young
ISBN: 0700613579 9780700613571
Número OCLC: 55534937
Descrição: xii, 238 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Conteúdos: From tomboy to First Lady --
An activist First Lady and traditional Washington --
From private philanthropy to relief politics --
Girl scouting and the Depression --
Lou Henry Hoover in public and private --
Conservative politics after the White House.
Título da Série: Modern first ladies.
Responsabilidade: Nancy Beck Young.
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Nancy Beck Young presents a documented study of Lou Henry Hoover's White House years, 1929-1933, showing that, far from a passive prelude to Eleanor Roosevelt, she was a true innovator.  Ler mais...

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"Young brings Hoover out of the shadow of her successor and gives her the credit she deserves for being an activist, a progressive, and a national leader."

 
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