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The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

David F. Schmitz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180441
eISBN:
9780813180472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In The Sailor, David F. Schmitz presents a comprehensive reassessment of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's foreign policymaking. Most historians have cast FDR as a leader who resisted an established ... More


No Longer the Arsenal of Democracy, 1951–1952

Daniel J. Clark

in Disruption in Detroit: Autoworkers and the Elusive Postwar Boom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042010
eISBN:
9780252050756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042010.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

During the Korean War, autoworkers experienced persistent layoffs while inflation increased the cost of living. Government allocations of raw materials did not favor the auto industry, and most ... More


Planning the Home Front: Building Bombers and Communities at Willow Run

Sarah Jo Peterson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226025421
eISBN:
9780226025568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025568.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Before Franklin D. Roosevelt declared December 7, 1941 to be a “date which will live in infamy”; before American soldiers landed on D-Day; before the B-17s, B-24s, and B-29s roared over Europe and ... More


The Fulcrum of Roosevelt’s Foreign Policy

David F. Schmitz

in The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180441
eISBN:
9780813180472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180441.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

From June 1940 to March 1941, President Roosevelt put into place his war cabinet, obtained direct aid to Great Britain, and imposed a partial embargo on Japan. In the wake of the fall of France in ... More


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