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No Ordinary Time

Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
ISBN : 9781476750576
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Presents a social history of the United States in 1940, along with a moment-by-moment account of Roosevelt's leadership and the private lives of the president and First Lady, whose remarkable partnership transformed America. (This book was previously featured in Forecast.)

How Franklin D Roosevelt Fought World War Ii

Author : Earle Rice, Jr.
ISBN : 9780766085275
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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After Adolf Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939, igniting World War II, it fell to President Franklin D. Roosevelt to keep his nation neutral while preparing it for war. When Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor brought that war to America, his strong, steady leadership guided it through all but four months of the most brutal war in the history of the world. Through full-color and black-and-white photos, informative sidebars, and engaging narrative, readers gain insight into Roosevelt’s administration and the people who advised him, as well as the combat and political strategies of the war itself and its legacy.

Das Tagebuch Der Daisy Goodwill

Author : Carol Shields
ISBN : 9783492991094
Genre : Fiction
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Carol Shields, die für diesen Roman den Pulitzerpreis erhielt, erzählt raffiniert und lebensnah von einem Frauenleben im 20. Jahrhundert. An einem allzu heißen Nachmittag des Jahres 1905 kommt Daisy Goodwill in einer Sturzgeburt auf die Welt. Die Mutter stirbt, Grund für die lebenslange Trauer ihres verträumten Vaters. Daisy wächst bei der Nachbarin Clarentine und deren Sohn Barker auf, der später Daisys große Liebe werden wird. Doch bis dahin muss sie eine schwierige Jugend und eine unglückliche erste Ehe durchleben. Zufriedenheit erfährt Daisy erst mit Barker und den gemeinsamen Kindern. Im hohen Alter vom Leben gebeutelt, macht Daisy noch eine große Reise, ehe sie in einem Altersheim die Vergänglichkeit erleidet und stirbt. »In ihrem Roman beschreibt Carol Shields auf einfühlsame Weise und mit enormem Sprachvermögen die Geschichte einer einfachen Frau, für die das Leben alles andere als eine Romanze ist.« Berliner Morgenpost

Prisoners Of The White House

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ISBN : 9781317253471
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Prisoners of the White House looks at the isolation experienced by presidents of the United States in the White House, a habitat almost guaranteed to keep America's commander in chief far removed from everyday life. The authors look at how this is emerging as one of the most serious dilemmas facing the American presidency. As presidents have become more isolated, the role of the presidential pollster has grown. Ken Walsh has been given exclusive access to the polls and confidential memos received by presidents over the years, and has interviewed presidential pollsters directly to gain their unique perspective. Prisoners of the White House gets inside the bubble and punctures the mythology surrounding the presidency.

No Ordinary Time By Doris Kearns Goodwin A 15 Minute Summary Analysis

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PLEASE NOTE: This is an unofficial summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin - A 15-minute Summary & Analysis Inside this Instaread: • Summary of entire book • Introduction to the Important People in the book • Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style Preview of this Instaread: No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin is a unique blend of history and biography, exploring the leadership and personal relationships of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR) and his wife, Eleanor. The book also explores how they, and their inner circle, managed crisis after crisis, from the Nazi invasion of Western Europe in May 1940 through FDR's death in April 1945. Their unique husband and wife, president and first lady, partnership was the driving force not only behind US and Allied success, but also in improving US society at home despite the challenges of war. In May of 1940, Hitler launched an attack on Western Europe. At the time, the Roosevelts were busy with the work of pulling a struggling nation forward out of the Great Depression, the worst economic crisis in the history of the US and the world. The Roosevelt Administration made history and redefined the relationship between…

A Companion To Franklin D Roosevelt

Author : William D. Pederson
ISBN : 9781444395174
Genre : History
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A Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt presents a collection of historiographical essays by leading scholars that provides a comprehensive review of the scholarship on the president who led the United States through the tumultuous period from the Great Depression to the waning days of World War II. Represents a state-of-the-art assessment of current scholarship on FDR, the only president elected to four terms of office and the central figure in key events of the first half of the 20th century Covers all aspects of FDR's life and times, from his health, relationships, and Supreme Court packing, to New Deal policies, institutional issues, and international relations Features 35 essays by leading FDR scholars

Who Is Who In American Literature

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The 25 Best World War Ii Sites

Author : Chuck Thompson
ISBN : 0966635264
Genre : History
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Follow the footsteps of history with the world's first and only comprehensive guide covering the entire Pacific Theater. Directions to everything from jungle relics and city museums to landing beaches and hallowed battlefields. More than 500 individual points of interest and detailed histories. With maps of all sites and more than 40 color photos. In-depth travel information and Insider tips. Accommodations close to major sites and spectacular beaches. Never before documented sites. For the casual traveler or dedicated war buff, this unique, all-encompassing guide is an essential part of any trip to Asia or the Pacific. Meticulous, up-to-date research makes getting to sites easy, leaving plenty of time to enjoy the beaches and other fabled attractions of some of the most beautiful islands and vibrant cities in the world.

Uncertain Empire

Author : Joel Isaac
ISBN : 9780199986668
Genre : History
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Historians have long understood that the notion of "the cold war" is richly metaphorical, if not paradoxical. The conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union was a war that fell ambiguously short of war, an armed truce that produced considerable bloodshed. Yet scholars in the rapidly expanding field of Cold War studies have seldom paused to consider the conceptual and chronological foundations of the idea of the Cold War itself. In Uncertain Empire, a group of leading scholars takes up the challenge of making sense of the idea of the Cold War and its application to the writing of American history. They interrogate the concept from a wide range of disciplinary vantage points--diplomatic history, the history of science, literary criticism, cultural history, and the history of religion--highlighting the diversity of methods and approaches in contemporary Cold War studies. Animating the volume as a whole is a question about the extent to which the Cold War was an American invention. Uncertain Empire brings debates over national, global, and transnational history into focus and offers students of the Cold War a new framework for considering recent developments in the field.

Fdr And Lucy

Author : Resa Willis
ISBN : 9781135935702
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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