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Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression

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In this balanced evaluation of the Hoover Administration and its efforts to deal with the domestic problems of the Great Depression, Harris Gaylord Warren cuts through the myths that surround a crucial and insufficiently understood period of American political history. He outlines the conditions that produced the depression, and the political and economic philosophy that underlay Hoover's actions. Although sharply critical of Hoover's lack of vision, he demonstrates that in many ways Hoover has been unfairly judged. For, Mr. Warren notes, Hoover, "the Great Humanitarian, the Great Engineer, the Great Secretary," was "the embodiment of an idea, a legendary ideal, a portrait of intentions and not a picture of realities."

Synopsis:

"The pertinent sources and literature consulted are prodigious and the judgments are those of the expert and objective historian." --Wilfred E. Binkley

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393003949
Author:
Warren, Harris Gaylord
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Depressions
Subject:
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
Subject:
United States - 20th Century/Depression
Subject:
US History - 20th Century
Subject:
Presidents
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 3
Publication Date:
19670331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.00x5.00x.85 in. .92 lbs.

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Product details 384 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393003949 Reviews:
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