Uncommon Americans
  • Author : Timothy Walch
  • Release Date : 26 June 2022
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 314
  • ISBN 13 : 0275979962

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Book Description: This first joint biography of the Hoovers will reshape Herbert Hoover's image as a man who did little more than sit in the White House while the country suffered. Both Hoovers were dynamic, uncommon Americans who made enormous contributions to mankind, before, during, and after the presidency. Walch brings together contributions from leading scholars who have conducted extensive research into the lives of this extraordinary couple, placing them in a national and international context.

Uncommon Americans

Uncommon Americans

Author : Timothy Walch
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This first joint biography of the Hoovers will reshape Herbert Hoover's image as a man who did little more than sit in the White House while the country suffered. Both Hoovers were dynamic, uncommon Americans who made enormous contributions to mankind, before, during, and after the presidency. Walch brings together ...

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Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Genre : Social Science
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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Medical
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Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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A mother-daughter story about the strong pull of tradition, and the lure and cost of breaking free of it. When Shoko decided to marry an American GI and leave Japan, she had her parents' blessing, her brother's scorn, and a gift from her husband-a book on how to be a ...

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