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Uncommon Americans : the Lives and Legacies of Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover.

Author: Timothy Walch
Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first joint biography of the Hoovers will reshape Herbert Hoover's image as a man who did little more than sit in the White House while the country suffered. Both Hoovers were dynamic, uncommon Americans who made enormous contributions to mankind, before, during, and after the presidency. Walch, Director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, brings together contributions from leading scholars who have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Walch
ISBN: 9780313051876 0313051879 1282408275 9781282408272
OCLC Number: 612752793
Description: 1 online resource (328 pages)
Contents: Contents; Foreword; Introduction; I. First Thoughts; II. Formative Years; III. Helping Hands; IV. Progressive Ideals; V. That Glorious Burden; VI. Exile and Return; VII. The Last Word; Notes; Index; About the Contributors.

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This first joint biography of the Hoovers will reshape Herbert Hoover's image as a man who did little more than sit in the White House while the country suffered. Both Hoovers were dynamic, uncommon Americans who made enormous contributions to mankind, before, during, and after the presidency. Walch, Director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, brings together contributions from leading scholars who have conducted extensive research into the lives of this extraordinary couple, placing them in a national and international context. He hopes to entice more historians to delve into the int.

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