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Uncommon Americans : the lives and legacies of Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover

Author: Timothy Walch
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.
Series: Contributions in American history, no. 200.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2003042930
(OCoLC)51726892
Named Person: Herbert Hoover; Lou Henry Hoover; Herbert Hoover; Lou Henry Hoover
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Walch
ISBN: 0313051879 9780313051876
OCLC Number: 61160295
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access is limited to subscribers of ebooks.greenwood.com.
Description: xii, 328 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword / John W. Carlin --
Introduction / Timothy Walch --
First thoughts. Herbert Hoover : political orphan / George H. Nash --
Searching for Lou Henry Hoover / Nancy Beck Young --
Formative years. The fascination of what's difficult : Herbert Hoover and geology / Hendrik Booraem V --
Not so innocent abroad : the Hoovers' early years / John Milton Cooper, Jr. --
Helping hands. Determined humanitarians : Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover in Europe / George H. Nash --
Orphan boy : Herbert Hoover and children / Richard Norton Smith, Timothy Walch --
Pioneer girl : Lou Henry Hoover and the Girl Scouts / Susan Estabrook Kennedy --
Progressive ideals. Agent of change : Herbert Hoover as Secretary of Commerce / Kendrick A. Clements --
Herbert Hoover, housing, and socioeconomic planning in the 1920s / Red A. Bjornstad --
No place like home : Herbert Hoover and the American standard of living / Regina Lee Blaszczyk --
That glorious burden. War on a thousand fronts : Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression / David E. Hamilton --
Prelude to the New Deal : Lou Henry Hoover and women's relief work / Martha H. Swain --
Herbert Hoover and the elusive quest for peace / Alfred L. Castle --
Assessing the Hoover presidency / David A. Quigley --
Exile and return. The loyal opposition : Herbert Hoover and the Republican Party / Gary Dean Best --
Years of frustration : Herbert Hoover and World War II / Hal Elliott Wert --
"Some of my best friends are Democrats" : Herbert Hoover and the Kennedy family / Timothy Walch --
Elder statesman : Herbert Hoover and his successors / Michael J. Birkner --
The last word. Herbert Hoover and the third way / Richard Norton Smith.
Series Title: Contributions in American history, no. 200.
Responsibility: edited by Timothy Walch ; foreword by John W. Carlin.

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