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The Politics of Bureaucracy
Why does a country with so many governing entities and countless overlapping jurisdictions—this is a construct that goes beyond the simple local, state, federal and the legislative, executive,
Wright Patman: Populism, Liberalism, and the American Dream
Nancy Beck Young's is the first book-length assessment of Texas Congressman Wright Patman's public life. Based on exhaustive research, this crisp congressional biography analyzes one of the twentieth
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shaping of American Political Culture
This text narrates the episodes that highlight the drama of China's struggle to modernize, such as the breakdown of imperial China in the face of relentless Western and Japanese encroachments, and
Lou Henry Hoover: Activist First Lady
Although overshadowed by her higher-profile successors, Lou Henry Hoover was in many ways the nation's first truly modern First Lady. She was the first to speak on the radio and give regular
Eisenhower's heart attack
The M.E.Sharpe Library of Franklin D.Roosevelt Studies: v. 2: Franklin D.Roosevelt and Congress - The New Deal and it's Aftermath
Although Roosevelt had no single plan to alter Congress's role, the incremental changes adopted during the New Deal transformed Congress. Examining the immediate reactions of groups in Congress and