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The Resource Herbert Hoover, William E. Leuchtenburg

Herbert Hoover, William E. Leuchtenburg

Label
Herbert Hoover
Title
Herbert Hoover
Statement of responsibility
William E. Leuchtenburg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Catapulted into national politics by his heroic fundraising campaigns to feed Europe during and after World War I, Herbert Hoover -- an engineer by training -- exemplified the economic optimism of the 1920s. As president, however, he was sorely tested by America's first crisis of the twentieth century: the Great Depression. Leuchtenburg's offeres a frank, nuanced portrait of Hoover and shrewdly assesses his policies and legacy in the face of the darkest period in American history
Member of
Summary
Renowned New Deal historian Leuchtenburg offers a frank, thoughtful portrait of the lifelong public servant, and shrewdly assesses Hoover's policies and legacy in the face of one of the darkest periods of American history--the Great Depression
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
299336
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1922-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leuchtenburg, William E.
Dewey number
  • 973.91/6092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
E802
LC item number
.L48 2009b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • The American presidents
  • Thorndike Press large print biography
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  • Hoover, Herbert
  • Presidents
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Herbert Hoover, William E. Leuchtenburg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-172) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The great engineer -- The great humanitarian -- Food czar -- Commerce -- The road to the White House -- False dawn -- Crash -- Global disorder -- Defeat -- The long good-bye
Control code
8553972
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 186 pages
Isbn
9780805069587
Lccn
2008026456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn149446758
  • (OCoLC)149446758
Label
Herbert Hoover, William E. Leuchtenburg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [167]-172) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The great engineer -- The great humanitarian -- Food czar -- Commerce -- The road to the White House -- False dawn -- Crash -- Global disorder -- Defeat -- The long good-bye
Control code
8553972
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 186 pages
Isbn
9780805069587
Lccn
2008026456
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn149446758
  • (OCoLC)149446758

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