The Resource Eleanor Roosevelt : the war years and after, Volume three, 1939-1962, Blanche Wiesen Cook, (electronic resource)

Eleanor Roosevelt : the war years and after, Volume three, 1939-1962, Blanche Wiesen Cook, (electronic resource)

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Eleanor Roosevelt : the war years and after, Volume three, 1939-1962
Title
Eleanor Roosevelt
Title remainder
the war years and after
Title number
Volume three, 1939-1962
Statement of responsibility
Blanche Wiesen Cook
Title variation
War years and after
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Historians, politicians, critics, and readers everywhere have praised Blanche Wiesen Cooks biography of Eleanor Roosevelt as the essential portrait of a woman who towers over the twentieth century. The long-awaited third and final volume takes us through World War II, FDRs death, the founding of the UN, and Eleanor Roosevelts death in 1962. It follows the arc of war and the evolution of a marriage, as the first lady realized the cost of maintaining her principles even as the country and her husband were not prepared to adopt them. Eleanor Roosevelt continued to struggle for her core issueseconomic security, New Deal reforms, racial equality, and rescuewhen they were sidelined by FDR while he marshaled the country through war. The chasm between Eleanor and Franklin grew, and the strains on their relationship were as political as they were personal. She also had to negotiate the fractures in the close circle of influential women around her at Val-Kill, but through it she gained confidence in her own vision, even when forced to amend her agenda when her beliefs clashed with government policies on such issues as neutrality, refugees, and eventually the threat of communism. These yearsthe war yearsmade Eleanor Roosevelt the woman she became: leader, visionary, guiding light. FDRs death in 1945 changed her world, but she was far from finished, returning to the spotlight as a crucial player in the founding of the United Nations
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Cook, Blanche Wiesen
Dewey number
973.917092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E807.1.R48
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Roosevelt, Eleanor
  • Presidents' spouses
  • United States
  • United States
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Eleanor Roosevelt : the war years and after, Volume three, 1939-1962, Blanche Wiesen Cook, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9780735221185
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rdamedia
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c
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)962024536
Label
Eleanor Roosevelt : the war years and after, Volume three, 1939-1962, Blanche Wiesen Cook, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780735221185
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a11b4c73-ce99-45cf-94b2-cbe1d69051ca
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)962024536

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