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Author Minnen, Cornelis A. van.

Title Van Loon : popular historian, journalist, and FDR confidant / Cornelis A. van Minnen
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 352 pages) : illustrations
Series The world of the Roosevelts
World of the Roosevelts.
Contents Part I: The Formative Years -- A Troubled Youth in Holland (1882-1902) -- Cornell-Harvard-Cornell (1902-1905) -- Associated Press Journalist in Russia and Poland (1905-1907) -- Historical Training in Munich (1907-1911) -- Part II: In Search of a Place -- Washington Years of Trial and Error (1912-1914) -- The Great War (1914-1918) -- Life in The Village (1918-1920) -- Part III: The Jazz Age -- The Breakthrough (1921-1922) -- The Prince of Popularizers (1922-1928) -- The Veere Paradise (1928-1931) -- Part IV: The Thirties -- The Educator (1931-1935) -- For Roosevelt and The Arts (1936-1937) -- The Prophet of the Coming Wrath (1938-1940) -- Part V: The Great Fight for Freedom -- The One-Man Army Division (1940-1941) -- The Reincarnation of Erasmus (1942) -- Living on Borrowed Time (1943-1944)
Summary This biography is an exciting and nuanced portrait of one of FDR's true and closest friends, a man deeply involved in American cultural life in the first half of the twentieth century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-343) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Friends and associates.
Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944.
Historians -- United States -- Biography.
Journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005051709
ISBN 1281367923
1403970491 (Cloth)
1403977143 (electronic bk.)
9781403970497 (Cloth)
9781403977144 (electronic bk.)