The Four Freedoms - Engel, Jeffrey A.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms address was more than a great speech. The way FDR framed what Americans fought for during World War II--specifically for freedom of speech, freedom from want, freedom of religion and freedom from fear--and the way our understanding of those freedoms has evolved over time, helped define how Americans conceived of themselves from the 1940s to our present day.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms address was more than a great speech. The way FDR framed what Americans fought for during World War II--specifically for freedom of speech, freedom from want, freedom of religion and freedom from fear--and the way our understanding of those freedoms has evolved over time, helped define how Americans conceived of themselves from the 1940s to our present day.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press
  • Erscheinungstermin: 14. Januar 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 245mm x 167mm x 24mm
  • Gewicht: 462g
  • ISBN-13: 9780199376216
  • ISBN-10: 0199376212
  • Artikelnr.: 45984460
Autorenporträt
Jeffrey A. Engel is founding director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University. Engel has authored or edited eight books on American foreign policy, including Cold War at 30, Feet: The Anglo-American Fight for Aviation Supremacy, The China Diary of George H.W. Bush: The Making of a Global President, The Fall of the Berlin Wall: The Revolutionary Legacy of 1989 (OUP, 2009), and Into the Desert: Reflections on the Gulf War (OUP, 2012).
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
Ch 1 Freedom of Speech- Linda Eades, Southern Methodist University
Ch 2 Freedom from Want- Matthew Jones, London School of Economics
Ch 3 Freedom of Religion- Tisse Wenger, Yale University
Ch 4 Freedom from Fear- Frank Costigliola, University of Connecticut
Ch 5 The Afterlives of the Four Freedoms- William Hitchcock, University of Virginia
Photo essay
Bibliography
Index