The Era of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-1945: A Brief History with Documents

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Palgrave Macmillan, Feb 19, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 251 pages
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The era of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal was a time of depression and despair, economic rebirth and renewal, and mobilization for a war spanning two oceans. Richard Polenberg's introduction to this new volume provides an engaging historical and biographical overview of the period. This is followed by over 45 topically arranged primary sources that provide readers with a rich context in which to understand FDR's multi-faceted role as President, reformer, policymaker, and Commander-in-Chief.

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Richard Polenberg is Professor of History at Cornell University.