freedom betrayed herbert hoovers secret history of the second world war and its aftermath

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Freedom Betrayed

Author : George H. Nash
ISBN : 9780817912369
Genre : Political Science
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Herbert Hoover's "magnum opus"—at last published nearly fifty years after its completion—offers a revisionist reexamination of World War II and its cold war aftermath and a sweeping indictment of the "lost statesmanship" of Franklin Roosevelt. Hoover offers his frank evaluation of Roosevelt's foreign policies before Pearl Harbor and policies during the war, as well as an examination of the war's consequences, including the expansion of the Soviet empire at war's end and the eruption of the cold war against the Communists.

Herbert Hoover

Author : Glen Jeansonne
ISBN : 9781101991022
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“At last, a biography of Herbert Hoover that captures the man in full… [Jeansonne] has splendidly illuminated the arc of one of the most extraordinary lives of the twentieth century.”—David M. Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author of Freedom from Fear Prizewinning historian Glen Jeansonne delves into the life of our most misunderstood president, offering up a surprising new portrait of Herbert Hoover—dismissing previous assumptions and revealing a political Progressive in the mold of Theodore Roosevelt, and the most resourceful American since Benjamin Franklin. Orphaned at an early age and raised with strict Quaker values, Hoover earned his way through Stanford University. His hardworking ethic drove him to a successful career as an engineer and multinational businessman. After the Great War, he led a humanitarian effort that fed millions of Europeans left destitute, arguably saving more lives than any man in history. As commerce secretary under President Coolidge, Hoover helped modernize and galvanize American industry, and orchestrated the rehabilitation of the Mississippi Valley after the Great Flood of 1927. As president, Herbert Hoover became the first chief executive to harness federal power to combat a crippling global recession. Though Hoover is often remembered as a “do-nothing” president, Jeansonne convincingly portrays a steadfast leader who challenged congress on an array of legislation that laid the groundwork for the New Deal. In addition, Hoover reformed America’s prisons, improved worker safety, and fought for better health and welfare for children. Unfairly attacked by Franklin D. Roosevelt and blamed for the Depression, Hoover was swept out of office in a landslide. Yet as FDR’s government grew into a bureaucratic behemoth, Hoover became the moral voice of the GOP and a champion of Republican principles—a legacy re-ignited by Ronald Reagan and which still endures today. A compelling and rich examination of his character, accomplishments and failings, this is the magnificent biography of Herbert Hoover we have long waited for. INCLUDES PHOTOS From the Hardcover edition.

Against Immediate Evil

Author : Andrew Johnstone
ISBN : 9780801454721
Genre : History
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In Against Immediate Evil, Andrew Johnstone tells the story of how internationalist Americans worked between 1938 and 1941 to convince the U.S. government and the American public of the need to stem the rising global tide of fascist aggression. As war approached, the internationalist movement attempted to arouse the nation in order to defeat noninterventionism at home and fascism overseas. Johnstone's examination of this movement undermines the common belief that the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor wrenched an isolationist United States into global armed conflict and the struggle for international power. Johnstone focuses on three organizations—the American Committee for Non-Participation in Japanese Aggression, the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, and Fight For Freedom—that actively promoted a more global role for the United States based on a conception of the "four freedoms" later made famous by FDR. The desire to be free from fear was seen in concerns regarding America’s immediate national security. The desire to be free from want was expressed in anxieties over the nation’s future economic prosperity. The need for freedom of speech was represented in concerns over the potential loss of political freedoms. Finally, the need for freedom of worship was seen in the emphasis on religious freedoms and broader fears about the future of Western civilization. These groups and their supporters among the public and within the government characterized the growing global conflict as one between two distinct worlds and in doing so, set the tone of American foreign policy for decades to come.

Faith Freedom And Higher Education

Author : P. C. Kemeny
ISBN : 9781621896364
Genre : Religion
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While debates abound today over the cost, purpose, and effectiveness of higher education, often lost in this conversation is a critical question: Should higher education attempt to shape students' moral and spiritual character in any systematic manner as in the past, or focus upon equipping students with mere technical knowledge? Faith, Freedom, and Higher Education argues that Christianity can still play an important role in contemporary American higher education. George M. Marsden, D. G. Hart, and George H. Nash, among its authors, analyze the debate over the secularization of the university and the impact of liberal Protestantism and fundamentalism on the American academy during the twentieth century. Contributors also assess how the ideas of Dorothy Sayers, C. S. Lewis, Wendell Berry, and Allan Bloom can be used to improve Christian higher education. Finally, the volume examines the contributions Christian faith can make to collegiate education and outlines how Christian institutions can preserve their religious mission while striving for academic excellence.

Defeating Japan

Author : Charles F. Brower
ISBN : 9781137025227
Genre : History
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This book argues that American strategists in the Joint Chiefs of Staff were keenly aware of the inseparability of political and military aspects of strategy in the fight against Japan in World War II. They understood that war not only has political sources, it also has political purposes that establish the war's objectives and help to define the nature of the peace to follow. They understood that policy was the 'guiding intelligence' for war, in Clausewitzian terms, and that to attempt to approach strategic problems was nonsensical.

Verlorene Siege

Author : Erich von Manstein
ISBN : 3763752536
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Die Rechtswidrigkeit Der Euro Rettungspolitik

Author : Karl Albrecht Schachtschneider
ISBN : 3864450020
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Die Nemesis Von Potsdam

Author : Alfred M. De Zayas
ISBN : 377662454X
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Mein Leben Und Werk Neuausgabe Mit Originalfotos

Author : Felix Salentin
ISBN : 9783954471645
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Ich schildere die Entwicklung der Ford-Automobil-Gesellschaft nicht etwa aus persönlichen Gründen. Ich predige keineswegs: Gehe hin und tue desgleichen. Ich versuche nur, nachdrücklich darauf hinzuweisen, dass die heute üblichen Methoden, Geld zu verdienen, nicht die besten sind. Und meine Überlegungen hatten mich dahin gebracht, dass ich mich völlig von diesen Methoden abwenden konnte. Von dieser Zeit datiert der beispiellose Erfolg meiner Gesellschaft." HENRY FORD gilt heute als Symbol für Amerikas Übergang vom Agrarstaat zur Industrienation. Wie schaffte es der Sohn eines Farmers, in wenigen Jahren zu einem der reichsten Männer der Welt zu werden? Seine Maxime lautete: Sobald man etwas im Geiste klar und deutlich vor sich sieht, beginnt es sich bereits zu gestalten. Die dadurch angeregten geistigen Energien wirken dann als Helferkräfte bei der Formgebung und Verwirklichung des innerlich Bejahten. MEIN LEBEN UND WERK wurde vom Time Magazine in die Liste der 100 wichtigsten Bücher des 20. Jahrhunderts aufgenommen. In seiner Autobiografie erklärt Henry Ford, wie man erfolgreich und fair ein Geschäft aufbaut - gerade heute wieder eine Offenbarung für jeden Manager und Unternehmensgründer. Amazon.com: Henry Ford (1863-1947) war ein Genie! ... Dies ist eines der besten Business-Bücher, die je geschrieben wurden. Wenn Sie nach einem guten Buch über die Geschäftswelt oder einem guten Buch über Henry Ford suchen, dann haben Sie es jetzt gefunden.

Verdammt In Alle Ewigkeit

Author : James Jones
ISBN : 9783104036687
Genre : Fiction
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Ein weltberühmter Klassiker der amerikanischen Nachkriegsliteratur, der seinen Siegeszug um die Welt antrat und kurz nach Erscheinen verfilmt wurde. Erzählt wird die Geschichte des einfachen amerikanischen Soldaten Priwitt, der mit seiner Kompanie auf Hawaii stationiert ist. Weil er glaubt, auch als Soldat ein Anrecht auf eine menschliche Behandlung zu haben, beginnt eine erbitterte Auseinandersetzung zwischen ihm und seinem Vorgesetzten. ›Verdammt in alle Ewigkeit‹ zeichnet ein schonungsloses Porträt der amerikanischen Armee auf Hawaii kurz vor der Katastrophe. Mit dem Fall japanischer Bomben auf Pearl Harbor tritt Amerika in den Zweiten Weltkrieg ein.

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