Franklin D. Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln: Competing Perspectives on Two Great Presidencies

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In this fifth volume of the M.E. Sharpe Library of Franklin D. Roosevelt Studies, American scholars compare the leadership styles of FDR and Abraham Lincoln. Eleven contributions address such topics as the role of heroes and significant others in the lives of these presidents, the principles of democratic leadership, and how the Roosevelt legacy is taught in schools today. Pederson teaches American studies at Louisiana State U. and Williams is Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
 

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Contents

Franklin D Roosevelts Abraham Lincoln
10
and 1944
61
From Private to Public Comprehension
75
The Leadership
154
An Evaluation of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
171
Franklin D Roosevelt Huey P Long and Political
181
What
214
Portrayals and Interpretations
227
Teaching FDR to the Next Generation
236
Chronology
247
Biographical Digest
258
Selected Bibliography
271
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