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The Resource Franklin D. Roosevelt : a political life, Robert Dallek

Franklin D. Roosevelt : a political life, Robert Dallek

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Franklin D. Roosevelt : a political life
Title
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Title remainder
a political life
Statement of responsibility
Robert Dallek
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Language
eng
Summary
"A one-volume biography of Roosevelt by the #1 New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, focusing on his career as an incomparable politician, uniter, and dealmaker In an era of such great national divisiveness, there could be no more timely biography of one of our greatest presidents than one that focuses on his unparalleled political ability as a uniter and consensus-maker. While Robert Dallek's Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life will take a fresh look at the many compelling questions that have attracted all his biographers--how did a man who came from so privileged a background become the greatest presidential champion of the country's needy? How did someone who never won recognition for his intellect foster revolutionary changes in the country's economic and social institutions? How did Roosevelt work such a profound change in the country's foreign relations?--the focus of his book is on Roosevelt as a man dedicated to public affairs, a master politician who skillfully and cannily used the presidency to advance a remarkable national agenda."--Provided by publisher
Summary
A wide-ranging portrait of the 32nd President focuses on his career as an incomparable politician and dealmaker whose unusual skills served to unite divided factions, initiate essential reforms and transform America into an international superpower
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Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
Biography type
individual biography
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10600535
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.917092
  • 920
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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a political life
Label
Franklin D. Roosevelt : a political life, Robert Dallek
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
sky2ocm90538430
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
1049 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432846428
Isbn Type
(hardback : large print)
Lccn
2017047337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Franklin D. Roosevelt : a political life, Robert Dallek
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Control code
sky2ocm90538430
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
1049 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432846428
Isbn Type
(hardback : large print)
Lccn
2017047337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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