Herbert Hoover: President of the United States

Herbert Hoover: President of the United States

by Vaughn Davis Bornet, Edgar Robinson

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Overview

This detailed account of Herbert Hoover's presidency reveals him as a staunch defender of constitutional government and one of our least understood presidents. Battling political partisanship while trying to place the needs of the nation as a whole over those of state and localities, Hoover found his program for America's entry into the new scientific era overwhelmed by profound changes in the social and economic structure of a nation entering a new age.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780817914929
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
Publication date: 09/01/1975
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Edgar Eugene Robinson was head of the Department of History at Stanford University for 25 years. His pioneering books dealt with party history and the presidential vote, the leadership of Franklin D. Roosevelt, foreign policy, and the development of American democracy.

Vaughn Davis Bornet was for many years professor of history and social science and chairman of the Social Sciences Division at Southern Oregon State College.

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