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Kennedy And Roosevelt; The Uneasy Alliance: Beschloss, Michael R. & James MacGregor Burns Kennedy And Roosevelt; The Uneasy Alliance: Beschloss, Michael R. & James MacGregor Burns

Kennedy And Roosevelt; The Uneasy Alliance

Beschloss, Michael R. & James MacGregor Burns

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ISBN 10: 0393013359 / ISBN 13: 9780393013351
Editorial: W. W. Norton, New York, 1980
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged dust jacket with original $14.95 issue price on front flap. Just very mild shelf evidence to lower edge of boards; superficial crimping to cloth at spine ends and trace handling rub to jacket at edges. Lower corner of front flap has a shallow clip; price intact to top corner. Attractive and neat. VG++/VG++ or better; Signed by Author. N° de ref. de la librería 29612

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Título: Kennedy And Roosevelt; The Uneasy Alliance

Editorial: W. W. Norton, New York

Año de publicación: 1980

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition; First Printing.

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One was the son of East Boston ward politics, the other a squire of Hyde Park. Joseph Kennedy and Franklin Roosevelt both hastened American shipbuilding in the First World War, threw themselves into the business civilization of the twenties, and joined in an uneasy alliance in national and international politics. Yet the two lives were in counterpoint. Kennedy became one of the worlds wealthiest men, but was overwhelmed in politics. Roosevelt, the nations only four-term president, lost large sums in business. Their political partnership declined from intimate friendship into mutual hostility. How did two men operate in these arenas with such vividly contrasting results? What brought Kennedy and Roosevelt together in political alliance; what rent them apart? The author provides the answer by examining these ambitious and fascinating men in terms of leadership. Kennedy and Roosevelt were the central figures of the two greatest American dynasties of this century; their story is, in large measure, the story of their times. Against the backdrop of the Irish inheritance and the legacy of a patrician, the two men are projected through Harvard; the home front of the First War; the heady atmosphere of the New Era-filmmaking and speculation, talking robots and the trade association movement; and the great issues of New Deal and global conflict. The book provides the first full portrait of the human relationship between Kennedy and Roosevelt.

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