Crusading Liberal: Paul H. Douglas of Illinois
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BeschreibungA lifelong crusader for society's powerless, Senator Paul Douglas was one of the most influential liberals of the 20th century. This work covers his life, offering a complete portrait of the man who brought civil rights issues to the forefront of American politics.
PortraitRoger Biles is author of five other books, including Big City Boss, "Richard J. Daley" and "A New Deal for the American People." He is Professor of History at East Carolina University.
Pressestimmen"A well-researched biography that will be of value to scholars interested in the evolution of social and economic policies from the 1930s through the late 1960s."--"The Journal of American History""Provides an important vantage point for viewing the legislative issues and struggles that both shaped and constrained liberalism as a reform ideology in the postwar decades."--"EH.NET""Carefully researched and judiciously written ... advances our understanding of the man and his times."--"Chicago Tribune"
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2002
Seitenanzahl: 266 Seiten