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Author Young, Nancy Beck.

Title Why we fight : Congress and the politics of World War II / Nancy Beck Young.

Publication Info. Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, 2013.

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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  940.531 Y86w 2013    ---  Available
 FSCC Non-Fiction  940.531 Y86w, 2013    ---  Available
Description xiii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-351) and index.
Contents The world before the war -- Bringing home the bacon: Congress and the economics of war -- "We'll get down and fight" over resource management -- "Congress does have power" over the president -- "A lesson to the president": labor legislation -- Human rights or human wrongs? Congress, pluralism, and social justice -- "The dregs of Europe": a conflicted refugee policy -- A "virtual black-out of civil liberties" and the politics of prejudice -- "Saving America for Americans": the fascistic origins of the second red scare -- Epilogue: the world the war made.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes.
United States. Congress -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780700619177 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700619178 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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