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Life of Herbert Hoover Keeper of the Torch, 1933-1964

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ISBN-10: 0230103103

ISBN-13: 9780230103108

Edition: 2013

Authors: Gary Dean Best

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It has often been said of Herbert Hoover that his accomplishments even before he became president were adequate to ensure him an important place in American history, even without his service in the White House. It is equally true that his achievements during his post-presidential years are sufficient, in themselves, to make him an important historical figure without reference to all that happened before l933. Hoover's post-presidential years were kaleidoscopic—filled with the activities of a man constantly on the move, both physically and mentally. He remained an active presence in politics, exerting his considerable influence in the Republican Party to maintain the GOP as the bulwark of…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 1/24/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 537
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

About the Author
Introduction
The Silent Period
The Politician
The Evangelist
Crises Abroad, Politics at Home
Campaigns
Leading the Loyal Opposition
The War Years
Planning for Peace
A New Attitude in Washington
On the Road at 71
Rolling Back the New Deal
The Great Debate
The Republican Years
The Ageless One
The Grand Old Man of the Grand Old Party
Conclusion
Afterword
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Photo section between pages 266 and 267