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Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940

Author: William E Leuchtenburg
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2009. ©1963
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harper Perennial edView all editions and formats
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When the stability of American life was threatened by the Great Depression, the decisive and visionary policy contained in FDR's New Deal offered America a way forward. In this work, Leuchtenburg traces the evolution of what was both the most controversial and effective socioeconomic initiative ever undertaken in the United States -- and explains how the social fabric of American life was forever altered. It offers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William E Leuchtenburg
ISBN: 9780061836961 0061836966
OCLC Number: 286480552
Notes: Originally published in 1963 by Harper & Row in the New American Nation series.
Description: xiv, 390 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The politics of hard times --
Winter of despair --
The hundred day's war --
Over the top --
Waiting for lefty --
One third of a nation --
The second hundred days --
The new deal at high tide --
A farewell to arms --
A sea of troubles --
Stalemate --
The Fascist challenge --
An end to isolation --
The Roosebelt reconstruction: Retrospect.
Responsibility: by William E. Leuchtenburg.

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When the stability of American life was threatened by the Great Depression, the decisive and visionary policy contained in FDR's New Deal offered America a way forward. In this work, Leuchtenburg traces the evolution of what was both the most controversial and effective socioeconomic initiative ever undertaken in the United States -- and explains how the social fabric of American life was forever altered. It offers illuminating lessons on the challenges of economic transformation -- for our time and for all time.

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