9780321043726

Eleanor Roosevelt : A Personal and Public Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321043726

  • ISBN10:

    0321043723

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2000
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

The titles in the Library of American Biography Series make ideal supplements for American History Survey courses or other courses in American history where figures in history are explored. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each interpretative biography in this series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. At the same time, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface ix
Preface to the Second Edition xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Prologue: The South Pacific, 1943 1(14)
A Victorian Family
15(24)
The Legacy
39(20)
Growing Up
59(18)
Illustrations following page
76(1)
Eleanor and Franklin
77(28)
A Politician's Wife
105(20)
Grief
125(18)
Public Service
143(34)
First Lady
177(34)
The Democratic Crusade
211(26)
On Her Own
237(30)
A Note on the Sources 267(10)
Index 277

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