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Title The New Deal and public policy / edited by Byron W. Daynes, William D. Pederson, Michael P. Riccards.

Imprint New York : St. Martin's Press, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Rosen  338.973 N42 1998    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 293 p. ; 22 cm.
Series The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute series on diplomatic and economic history
Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute series on diplomatic and economic history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-285) and index.
Contents Introduction: The New Deal and public policy / Byron W. Daynes -- New Deal farm policy--then and now / Harold F. Breimyer -- A new look at the New Deal farm policy / Jean Choate -- The history of an idea whose time had come: Franklin Roosevelt's Civilian Conservation Corps / Hubert D. Humphreys -- Franklin D. Roosevelt and the creation of Olympic National Park / Charles A. Byler -- Natural resource conservation and the New Deal: the phosphate example / Walter E. Pittman Jr. -- Two Democrats, one environment: first-term efforts of Franklin Roosevelt and Bill Clinton to shape the environment / Byron W. Daynes -- Franklin D. Roosevelt, conservation, and the New Deal realignment / Henry B. Sirgo -- Emerging alliances: New Deal housing in Birmingham, 1934-1940 / Christopher MacGregor Scribner -- Greenbelt, Maryland: a living legacy of FDR's New Deal / Cathy D. Knepper -- FDR, the New Deal, and public housing / Roger Biles -- FDR's Alaskan adventure: the Matanuska Colony, 1935-1995 / Michael G. Wade -- The effect of FDR's economic policy on Mississippi / Jim Codling -- The American way to welfare: Harry Hopkins and New Deal work relief / June Hopkins -- The Civil Aeronautics Authority Board and the economic regulation of U.S. domestic airlines, 1938-1941 / Erik D. Carlson -- Conclusion: Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal: a historiographic essay and a note on teaching methodology / Michael C. Sears.
Summary These essays examine and evaluate New Deal domestic policy in six areas: agriculture, the environment, housing, welfare, the economy, and industry. The essays combine to reveal that in contrast to totalitarian governments, the New Deal demonstrated that the American experiment in government could successfully address a national emergency using democratic means.
Subject United States -- Economic policy -- 1933-1945.
New Deal, 1933-1939.
Natural resources -- United States -- Management.
Added Author Daynes, Byron W.
Pederson, William D., 1946-
Riccards, Michael P.
ISBN 031217540X

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