John F. Kennedy and a New Generation / Edition 3

John F. Kennedy and a New Generation / Edition 3

by David Burner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205603459

ISBN-13: 9780205603459

Pub. Date: 11/04/2008

Publisher: Pearson

In this biography, David Burner explores the controversies, successes, and failures in the life and presidency of John F. Kennedy--and how he shaped the modern American consciousness.

Burner discusses John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) as both an individual and a leader, allowing the reader to examine the changes that took place in the

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In this biography, David Burner explores the controversies, successes, and failures in the life and presidency of John F. Kennedy--and how he shaped the modern American consciousness.

Burner discusses John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) as both an individual and a leader, allowing the reader to examine the changes that took place in the American political and social systems as reflected in the hopeful days of Kennedy's “Camelot.”

Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each of the titles in the “Library of American Biography” series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. In addition, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205603459
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
11/04/2008
Series:
Library of American Biography Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
571,196
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Editor’s Preface

Author's Preface.
1. Being a Kennedy.
2. The Rise to Stardom, 1945-1960.
3. On the Hustings.
4. A New Generation.
5. At the Brink?

6. The Cuban Missile Crisis
7. Kennedy's Fears on Vietnam.
8. Fires of Frustration.
9. Now We Are All Keynesians.
10. “The Torch Is Passed.”

Study and Discussion Questions
Bibliography.
Index.

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