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

Author: Timothy Walch
Publisher: Westport, Conn. [u.a.] Praeger 2003
Series: Contributions in American history, 200
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The first joint biography of President and Mrs. Hoover by scholars who have conducted extensive research into their lives.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Walch
ISBN: 0275979962 9780275979966
OCLC Number: 845585495
Description: XII, 314 S Ill
Contents: Foreword by John W. Carlin Introduction by Timothy Walch First Thoughts Herbert Hoover: Political Orphan by George H. Nash Searching for Lou Henry Hoover by Nancy Beck Young Formative Years The Fascination of What's Difficult: Herbert Hoover and Geology by Hendrik Booraem V No So Innocent Abroad: The Hoovers' Early Years by John Milton Cooper Jr. Helping Hands Determined Humanitarians: The Hoovers in Europe by George H. Nash Orphan Boy: Herbert Hoover and Children by Richard Norton Smith and Timothy Walch Pioneer Girl: Lou Henry Hoover and the Girl Scouts by Susan Estabrook Kennedy Progressive Ideals Agent of Change: Herbert Hoover as Secretary of Commerce by Kendrick Clements Herbert Hoover and Better Homes: Housing and Socio-Economic Planning by Fred A. Bjornstad No Place Like Home: Herbert Hoover and the American Standard of Living by Regina Lee Blaszczyk That Glorious Burden War on a Thousand Fronts: Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression by David E. Hamilton Prelude to the New Deal: Lou Henry Hoover and Women's Relief Work by Martha H. Swain Herbert Hoover and the Elusive Quest for Peace by Alfred L. Castle Assessing the Hoover Presidency David A. Quigley The Chief in Response The Loyal Opposition: Herbert Hoover and the Republican Party by Gary Dean Best Years of Frustration: Herbert Hoover and World War II by Hal Elliott Wert Some of My Best Friends are Democrats: Herbert Hoover and the Kennedy Family by Timothy Walch Elder Statesman: Herbert Hoover and His Successors by Michael J. Birkner The Last Word Herbert Hoover and the Third Way by Richard Norton Smith Notes on Contributors Source Notes Index
Series Title: Contributions in American history, 200
Responsibility: ed. by Timothy Walch


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?Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover are still sadly not in vogue, but this collection of essays attempts to rediscover, reexamine, and reposition the various dimensions of the Hoovers' courageous lives as Read more...

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