By William D. Pederson
A better half to Franklin D. Roosevelt provides a set of historiographical essays through major students that gives a entire assessment of the scholarship at the president who led the us throughout the tumultuous interval from the nice melancholy to the waning days of global struggle II.
- Represents a state of the art evaluate of present scholarship on FDR, the single president elected to 4 phrases of workplace and the crucial determine in key occasions of the 1st 1/2 the 20 th century
- Covers all facets of FDR's existence and occasions, from his well-being, relationships, and ultimate court docket packing, to New Deal rules, institutional matters, and diplomacy
- Features 35 essays through major 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 occupation (pages 34–58): Timothy W. Kneeland
Chapter 4 actual and mental healthiness (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 neighborhood pursuits (pages 114–134): Stefano Luconi
Chapter 8 Minorities (pages 135–154): Cherisse Jones?Branch
Chapter 9 exertions (pages 155–185): Martin Halpern
Chapter Ten enterprise (pages 186–205): Patrick D. Reagan
Chapter 11 rivals at domestic and in another country (pages 206–221): Joseph Edward Lee
Chapter Twelve FDR as a Communicator (pages 222–237): Betty Houchin Winfield
Chapter 13 the hot Deal (pages 238–258): June Hopkins
Chapter Fourteen The Banking obstacle (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 ideal court docket (pages 427–442): Stephen ok. Shaw
Chapter Twenty?Three the yankee army (pages 443–458): Lance Janda
Chapter Twenty?Four technology and know-how (pages 459–479): Peter okay. 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 family 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 relatives with the Soviet Union (pages 564–589): William E. Kinsella
Chapter Thirty family with China and India (pages 590–611): William Ashbaugh
Chapter Thirty?One relatives with Japan (pages 612–635): William Ashbaugh
Chapter Thirty?Two family with Italy and Nazi Germany (pages 636–652): Regina U. Gramer
Chapter Thirty?Three relatives with Spain and ecu Neutrals (pages 653–671): David A. Messenger
Chapter Thirty?Four foreign Legacy (pages 672–689): Mary Stockwell
Chapter Thirty?Five Political recognition (pages 690–709): Patrick J. Maney
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Extra info for A Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Doris Kearns Goodwin, in her joint biography of the Roosevelts, No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II, published in 1994, finds Eleanor to be a key voice for human values in her husband’s administration, while Alter summarized her role this way: “She brought all of her energy and intelligence to the task of moving the country forward, or at least pointing the way. Franklin often said that they made a good team because, while he concentrated on what could be done, Eleanor looked further ahead to what should be done” (2006: 321).
Ruby Black may have seen Roosevelt as someone who possessed a “compulsion to duty” from childhood and therefore “steeled herself to do what she had to do” (1940: ix–x). But for Hareven, Roosevelt’s search was directed toward Maslow’s self-actualization, whereby she could fully explore her talents and potential (1968: 278). In that process, she was able to achieve “a graceful union between being a woman and a public figure” (Robertson 2001: 57). Taking a divergent path, Lash focused less on Roosevelt’s personality than her personal history – a history that moved Roosevelt from her unhappy early years through the challenges created by her husband’s infidelity and his illness before concluding with her emergence as a political figure of her own making (1971).
A Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt by William D. Pederson