Synopses & Reviews
The New Deal administration of Franklin Roosevelt brought an unprecedented number of women to Washington to serve in positions of power and influence. < i="">
A sensitive collective biography of twenty-eight women New Dealers and...a description of their tactical means of operation...All can unite in thanking Ware for opening a uniquely political chapter in women's history and for revitalizing the historiography of the New Deal. Journal of American History
This is an excellent book. The story it has to tell is a new and compelling one. -- Journal of American History
About the Author
Susan Wareis the editor of volume 5 of Notable American Women, under preparation by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the Harvard UniversityPress.