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Eleanor Roosevelt: The People's First Lady
     

Eleanor Roosevelt: The People's First Lady

by Willard Sterne Randall
 
Few personified the changing lives of American women in the twentieth century more than Eleanor Roosevelt. Brought up with all the privileges of wealth, she was raised under the watchful tutelage of her endlessly energetic and domineering uncle, President Theodore Roosevelt. After her marriage to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who was himself bent on occupying the White

Overview

Few personified the changing lives of American women in the twentieth century more than Eleanor Roosevelt. Brought up with all the privileges of wealth, she was raised under the watchful tutelage of her endlessly energetic and domineering uncle, President Theodore Roosevelt. After her marriage to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who was himself bent on occupying the White House, Eleanor evolved from a Victorian debutante into one of the world's most respected advocates for human rights. Here, in this short-form book by historians Willard Sterne Randall and Nancy Nahra, is the unforgettable story of the "first lady of the world."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014074605
Publisher:
New Word City, Inc.
Publication date:
06/20/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,126,838
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

After a successful career as an investigative journalist, Willard Sterne Randall pursued advanced studies in history at Princeton University. Biographer of Benjamin and William Franklin, Benedict Arnold, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and Ethan Allen, he has taught American history at John Cabot University in Rome and at the University of Vermont and Champlain College. He is a contributing editor to MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History.

With Willard Sterne Randall, Nancy Nahra has co-authored four volumes of history and biography. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colby College, she holds a M.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Princeton. She has taught at the University of Vermont and Champlain College and John Cabot University in Rome.

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