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Author Breitman, Richard, 1947- author

Title FDR and the Jews / Richard Breitman, Allan J. Lichtman
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 433 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: Four Roosevelts -- The Rise and Fall of FDR -- FDR Returns -- The Democrat and the Dictator -- Immigration Wars -- Transitions -- Moving Millions? -- Resettlement in Latin America? -- Toward War -- Tightened Security -- Wartime America -- Debating Remedies -- Zionism and the Arab World -- The War Refugee Board -- Negotiations and Rescue in Hungary -- Endings -- Perspectives
Summary "In an extensive examination of this impassioned debate, Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman find that the president was neither savior nor bystander. In "FDR and the Jews," they draw upon many new primary sources to offer an intriguing portrait of a consummate politician--compassionate but also pragmatic--struggling with opposing priorities under perilous conditions."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-407) and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (JSTOR platform, viewed May 19, 2017)
Subject Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Political and social views.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Relations with Jews
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Jews -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Jews -- Persecutions -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Jews, European -- Government policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Germany.
Form Electronic book
Author Lichtman, Allan J., author
ISBN 0674073657 (electronic bk.)
9780674073654 (electronic bk.)
(alkaline paper)
(alkaline paper)
Other Titles F.D.R. and the Jews