By William D. Pederson
A better half to Franklin D. Roosevelt offers a suite of historiographical essays by way of best students that gives a accomplished overview of the scholarship at the president who led the U.S. throughout the tumultuous interval from the nice melancholy to the waning days of worldwide battle II.
- Represents a state of the art review of present scholarship on FDR, the single president elected to 4 phrases of place of work and the relevant determine in key occasions of the 1st half the 20 th century
- Covers all features of FDR's existence and occasions, from his healthiness, relationships, and ultimate courtroom packing, to New Deal rules, institutional concerns, and diplomacy
- Features 35 essays by means of prime FDR students
Chapter One FDR Biographies (pages 1–14): Kenneth E. Hendrickson
Chapter Eleanor Roosevelt Biographies (pages 15–33): Norman W. Provizer
Chapter 3 Pre?Presidential profession (pages 34–58): Timothy W. Kneeland
Chapter 4 actual and mental well-being (pages 59–76): Robert P. Watson
Chapter 5 The Election of 1932 (pages 77–95): Donald A. Ritchie
Chapter Six The 1936–1944 Campaigns (pages 96–113): Sean J. Savage
Chapter Seven city and local pursuits (pages 114–134): Stefano Luconi
Chapter 8 Minorities (pages 135–154): Cherisse Jones?Branch
Chapter 9 hard work (pages 155–185): Martin Halpern
Chapter Ten enterprise (pages 186–205): Patrick D. Reagan
Chapter 11 competitors at domestic and out of the country (pages 206–221): Joseph Edward Lee
Chapter Twelve FDR as a Communicator (pages 222–237): Betty Houchin Winfield
Chapter 13 the recent Deal (pages 238–258): June Hopkins
Chapter Fourteen The Banking concern (pages 259–278): James S. Olson and Brian Domitrovic
Chapter Fifteen FDR and Agriculture (pages 279–297): Jean Choate
Chapter 16 Conservation (pages 289–317): Byron W. Daynes
Chapter Seventeen Political tradition (pages 318–339): Richard M. Fried
Chapter Eighteen Human Rights (pages 340–361): Wesley okay. Mosier
Chapter Nineteen The Institutional Presidency (pages 362–384): Rodney A. Grunes
Chapter Twenty Political and Administrative type (pages 385–404): Margaret C. Rung
Chapter Twenty?One The Congress (pages 405–426): John Thomas McGuire
Chapter Twenty?Two The very best court docket (pages 427–442): Stephen okay. Shaw
Chapter Twenty?Three the yankee army (pages 443–458): Lance Janda
Chapter Twenty?Four technological know-how and know-how (pages 459–479): Peter ok. Parides
Chapter Twenty?Five Intelligence (pages 480–492): R. Blake Dunnavent
Chapter Twenty?Six relatives with the British and French (pages 493–516): Kevin E. Smith
Chapter Twenty?Seven kinfolk with Canada (pages 517–541): Galen Roger Perras
Chapter Twenty?Eight the nice Neighbor coverage and the Americas (pages 542–563): Michael R. Hall
Chapter Twenty?Nine kinfolk with the Soviet Union (pages 564–589): William E. Kinsella
Chapter Thirty relatives with China and India (pages 590–611): William Ashbaugh
Chapter Thirty?One family members with Japan (pages 612–635): William Ashbaugh
Chapter Thirty?Two family members with Italy and Nazi Germany (pages 636–652): Regina U. Gramer
Chapter Thirty?Three relatives with Spain and eu Neutrals (pages 653–671): David A. Messenger
Chapter Thirty?Four foreign Legacy (pages 672–689): Mary Stockwell
Chapter Thirty?Five Political popularity (pages 690–709): Patrick J. Maney
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Rankings of First Ladies. , eds. The Eleanor Roosevelt Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, pp. 189–90. , 1984. Training for Public Life: ER and the Women’s Political Networks in the 1920s. In Hoff-Wilson, J. , eds. Without Precedent: The Life and Career of Eleanor Roosevelt. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, pp. 28–45. Roberts, J. II, 2003. Rating the First Ladies: The Women Who Influenced the Presidency. New York: Citadel. Robertson, N. , 2001. Biographers. , eds. The Eleanor Roosevelt Encyclopedia.
1980. ’s Friend. New York: William Morrow. Flemion, J. , 1987. Eleanor Roosevelt: An American Journey. San Diego, CA: San Diego State University Press. , 1995. Leading Minds: An Anatomy of Leadership. New York: Basic Books. Gerth, J. , Jr, 2007. Her Way: The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton. New York: Little, Brown. Glendon, M. , 2002. A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. New York: Random House. Goodwin, D. , 1994. No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II.
Though Roosevelt’s musical tastes might not have run exactly in Jackson’s direction, his hit tune offers a useful departure point for understanding Roosevelt’s life and her place in history. ” As the nightly prayer Roosevelt recited notes, “Save us from ourselves and show us a vision of a world made new” (cited in Glendon 2002: ix). In 2008, the Siena Research Institute (SRI) at New York’s Siena College released its fourth survey of experts rating America’s First Ladies. And it came as no real surprise that, in the view of the historians participating, Roosevelt occupied the top spot, just as she had done in all of the previous SRI surveys on first ladies that began in 1982.