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The Resource City of ambition : FDR, La Guardia, and the making of modern New York, Mason B. Williams

City of ambition : FDR, La Guardia, and the making of modern New York, Mason B. Williams

Label
City of ambition : FDR, La Guardia, and the making of modern New York
Title
City of ambition
Title remainder
FDR, La Guardia, and the making of modern New York
Statement of responsibility
Mason B. Williams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
City of Ambition is a brilliant history of the New Deal and its role in the making of modern New York City. The story of a remarkable collaboration between Franklin Roosevelt and Fiorello La Guardia, this is a case study in creative political leadership in the midst of a devastating depression. Roosevelt and La Guardia were an odd couple: patrician president and immigrant mayor, fireside chat and tabloid cartoon, pragmatic Democrat and reform Republican. But together, as leaders of America<U+2019>s two largest governments in the depths of the Great Depression, they fashioned a route to recovery for the nation and the master plan for a great city
Member of
Pace
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10175613
Cataloging source
DLC
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Williams, Mason B
Dewey number
974.7/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F128.5
LC item number
.W73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Depressions
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • La Guardia, Fiorello H.
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
FDR, La Guardia, and the making of modern New York
Label
City of ambition : FDR, La Guardia, and the making of modern New York, Mason B. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-473) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foundations. Beginnings ; A season in the wilderness ; The deluge -- The New Deal. "Jobs is the cry" ; The New Deal's "lost legacy" ; From fusion to confusion ; New dealer for the duration -- War and postwar. The local politics of foreign policy ; The battle of New York ; "I hope others will follow New York's example."
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 494 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393066913
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013004481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 811599488
  • (OCoLC)811599488
Label
City of ambition : FDR, La Guardia, and the making of modern New York, Mason B. Williams
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-473) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foundations. Beginnings ; A season in the wilderness ; The deluge -- The New Deal. "Jobs is the cry" ; The New Deal's "lost legacy" ; From fusion to confusion ; New dealer for the duration -- War and postwar. The local politics of foreign policy ; The battle of New York ; "I hope others will follow New York's example."
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 494 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393066913
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013004481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 811599488
  • (OCoLC)811599488

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