Franklin

The rise and fall of Franklin Delano Roosevelt [electronic resource] / Robert Underhill.

Author/Creator:
Underhill, Robert, 1920-
Publication:
London ; Portland, Ore. : Vallentine Mitchell, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (230 p.)
Subjects:
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book examines the personal and administrative qualities of FDR and from that perspective analyzes the U.S. response to the changing global scene between the two world wars. Governments during the period preceding and throughout World War II were not without defects, yet despite lapses and mistakes made by the U.S. Administration in Washington between 1939 and 1945, the accumulated errors did not equal either of two major ones committed by wartime enemies: 1) Hitler's judgment in invading the Soviet Union, and 2) Japan's decision to attack Pearl Harbor. World War I had reduced most of West
Contents:
Acknowledgments; Foreword; Chapter 1. Europe After the First World War; Chapter 2. America's Great Depression; Chapter 3. Franklin Roosevelt: The Early Years; Chapter 4. FDR: Emerging Politician; Chapter 5. Seizing the Crown; Chapter 6. Advisors and Aides; Chapter 7. FDR: First Media President; Chapter 8. Supreme Court Imbroglio; Chapter 9. Europe's War - 1939; Chapter 10. Third Term; Chapter 11. Lend Lease; Chapter 12. Intervention or Isolation; Chapter 13. Barbarossa; Chapter 14. Troubled Waters; Chapter 15. Americana 1941; Chapter 16. The Labor Front
Chapter 17. From Marriage to AllianceChapter 18. Empire of the Rising Sun; Chapter 19. Atlantic Charter; Chapter 20. Enter the Scientists; Chapter 21. Undeclared War 1941; Chapter 22. Russia: the Enigma; Chapter 23. Japan: Expansion and Perfidy; Chapter 24. Infamy; Chapter 25. FDR: A Reckoning; Franklin Delano Roosevelt Chronology; Bibliography; Books; Newspapers, Journals, Magazines, and Diaries; Notes; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0-87586-950-5
OCLC:
823386828
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