ISBN 9780719065644,Roosevelt's Peacetime Administrations, 1933-41: A Documentary History

Roosevelt's Peacetime Administrations, 1933-41: A Documentary History



Manchester University Press

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9780719065644

ISBN-10 071906564X


Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

This book serves as an essential introduction to Roosevelt's domestic policy during his tenure from the struggles of the Depression to the outbreak of the Second World War. Incorporating archival discoveries at the Roosevelt Presidential Library, this documentary collection focuses on the debates and controversies surrounding the implementation and practice of New Deal policies. It highlights the meanings, flaws and outcomes of Roosevelt's attempts to refashion American society. With an extensive introduction, the book reproduces extracts from a variety of sources including Government records, public addresses and speeches and the private papers of Roosevelt and some of his closest associates.