Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Formation of the Modern World / Edition 1

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US historians and political scientists trace and analyze the evolution of Roosevelt's foreign policy during a time of ever-deepening involvement in world affairs in the 1930s, and his role as wartime statesman. Among the unifying themes are his increasingly bold internationalist thought and sense of purpose, the cautious nature of his leadership, his inclination to view foreign and domestic policies as intricately bound together, and his success and failure at educating the American people on foreign policy issues and wartime decisions. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780765610317
  • Publisher: Sharpe, M. E. Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/12/2002
  • Series: Library of Franklin D. Roosevelt Studies
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 FDR's Foreign Policy Persona 10
2 FDR's Leadership before World War II: The Concept of Anticipatory Reaction 24
3 Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Strategic Vulnerability 45
4 FDR and Limited War in Europe: A Plausible Middle Course? 59
5 Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Soviet Union, 1933-1941 78
6 FDR and the Baltic States 93
7 FDR's Admiral Diplomats: The Diplomacy of Expediency 122
8 "A Grand and Glorius Thing ... the Team of Mackenzie and Roosevelt" 138
9 Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Caribbean, and the Postcolonial World 157
10 Soldiers on the Home Front: Protecting the Four Freedoms through the Office of Civilian Defense 169
11 The American Jewish Community, the Roosevelt Administration, and the Holocaust 188
Foreign Affairs Chronology 208
Biographical Digest 235
Selected Bibliography 245
List of Contributors 252
Index 254
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