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The Defining Moment FDR"s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope by Jonathan Alter

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Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political History,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • History: American,
  • Government - Executive Branch,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Presidents,
  • Political Process - Leadership,
  • New Deal, 1933-1939,
  • United States - 20th Century/Depression,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Election,
  • United States,
  • 1932,
  • Biography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7928231M
ISBN 100743246004
ISBN 109780743246002

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