FDR's world : war, peace, and legacies

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Notes

  • Based on the proceedings of two conferences: "In the shadow of FDR: how Roosevelt's wartime leadership shaped the postwar world" organized by the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute and the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and held in 2005; and "Roosevelt and Churchill: the legacy of two statesmen" organized jointly with the Churchill Centre, Washington, D.C. and held in 2007.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • FDR's foreign policy and the construction of American history, 1945-1955 / David Reynolds -- FDR and the "world wide arena" / Alan K. Henrikson -- FDR and the origins of the national security establishment / Mark Stoler -- The sheriffs: FDR's postwar world / Warren F. Kimball -- FDR and the "colonial question" / Lloyd Gardner -- FDR and the "China question" / Michael Schaller -- FDR and the new economic order / Randall Woods -- FDR and the struggle for a postwar civil aviation regime: legacy or loss? / Alan Dobson -- FDR's worldviews, 1941-1945 / Walter LaFeber -- Epilogue: FDR: reflections on legacy and leadership, the view from 2008 / David B. Woolner
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