Eleanor Roosevelt : volume one, 1884-1933
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New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, c1992.
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The second volume plunges into the White House years and the Great Depression, the time when Eleanor exerted enormous influence over the course of the country. In the thirties, Eleanor becomes even more surprising and multifaceted. A loyal wife, a devoted mother, a woman who courted romance and adventure, Eleanor Roosevelt was America's most compelling, charismatic, and visionary First Lady. She ran a virtual parallel administration that championed civil rights, affordable housing, and a New Deal for women. She took unpopular stands and often countered her husband's policies, particularly a concerning racial justice, women's rights, the plight of refugees, and approaches to Fascism and the Spanish Civil War. The book closes in 1938, as Europe moves toward war.This is an unparalleled presentation of a woman whose life was filled with passionate commitment and who struggled for personal fulfillment. It is a book for all readers of American history and politics, and as the New Deal comes underassault today, a book for readers who care about a decent future for all people.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Cook, B. W. (1992). Eleanor Roosevelt: volume one, 1884-1933. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Cook, Blanche Wiesen. 1992. Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One, 1884-1933. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Viking.

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Cook, Blanche Wiesen, Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One, 1884-1933. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Viking, 1992.

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Cook, Blanche Wiesen. Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume One, 1884-1933. New York, N.Y., U.S.A.: Viking, 1992.

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