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Franklin Roosevelt?s New Deal began as a program of short-term emergency relief measures and evolved into a truly transformative concept of the federal government?s role in Americans? lives. More than an economic recovery plan, it was a reordering of the political system that continues to define America to this day. With The New Deal: A Modern History...
Publisher : Free Press
published : 2011
The New Deal: A Global History provides a radically new interpretation of a pivotal period in US history. The first comprehensive study of the New Deal in a global context, the book compares American responses to the international crisis of capitalism and democracy during the 1930s to responses by other countries around the globe?not just in Europe...
Publisher : Princeton University Press
published : 2016
Rethinking the New Deal Court: The Structure of a Constitutional Revolution challenges the prevailing account of the Supreme Court of the New Deal era, which holds that in the spring of 1937 the Court suddenly abandoned jurisprudential positions it had staked out in such areas as substantive due process and commerce clause doctrine. In this view,...
Publisher : Oxford University Press
published : 1998
Written in a highly accessible (and often witty) style, this groundbreaking book addresses a number of generational issues. Deal provides a description of each issue, a summary of the relevant research results, a principle that can be applied to resolve (or at least mitigate) the issue, and practical advice for applying the principle in the workplace. ...
Publisher : Wiley
published : 2007
Literature, like the visual arts, poses its own philosophical problems. While literary theorists have discussed the nature of literature intensively, analytic philosophers have usually dealt with literary problems either within the general framework of aesthetics or else in a way that is accessible only to a philosophical audience. The present book...
Publisher : Taylor and Francis
published : 2002
In a riveting account based on new documents and interviews with more than 400 sources on both sides of the aisle, award-winning reporter Michael Grunwald reveals the vivid story behind President Obama?s $800 billion stimulus bill, one of the most important and least understood pieces of legislation in the history of the country. Grunwald?s meticulous...
Publisher : Simon & Schuster
published : 2012
When Ann Beattie began publishing short stories in The New Yorker in the mid-seventies, she emerged with a voice so original, and so uncannily precise and prescient in its assessment of her characters? drift and narcissism, that she was instantly celebrated as a voice of her generation. Her name became an adjective: Beattiesque . Subtle, wry, and...
Publisher : Scribner
published : 2010