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The Forgotten Legacy of the New Deal: Fiscal Conservatism and the Roosevelt Administration, 1933–1938

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines fiscal conservatism under the Roosevelt administration. Fiscal conservatism has been linked to liberalism since the construction of the New Deal state. Indeed, a pragmatic ... More


The United States, World War I, and the End of the Ottoman Empire, 1908–1921

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 8 analyzes the culmination of the Eastern Question by analyzing American reactions to the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1917 and President Woodrow Wilson’s failed plans for an American mandate ... More


Dangerous Diversions, 1944–46

James M. Boughton

in Harry White and the American Creed: How a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300253795
eISBN:
9780300262650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253795.003.0015
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the ratification of the Bretton Woods agreements and security of postwar financial support for Great Britain and the Soviet Union, which saw Harry White drawn into major ... More


The Treasury Goes to War, 1941–43

James M. Boughton

in Harry White and the American Creed: How a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300253795
eISBN:
9780300262650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253795.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details how Henry Morgenthau elevated Harry White to the post of assistant to the secretary and assigned him full responsibility for international economic policy when the United States ... More


Writing Genocide: The Fate of the Ottoman Armenians

Ronald Grigor Suny

in A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195393743
eISBN:
9780190254315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393743.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines writing on the Armenian deportations and massacres. It draws on the diary and dispatches of the American ambassador to the Sublime Porte, Henry Morgenthau (1856–1945), which ... More


A Hard Peace? Allied Preparations for the Occupation of Germany, 1943–1945

Jessica Reinisch

in The Perils of Peace: The Public Health Crisis in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199660797
eISBN:
9780191748295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660797.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter sets out the broad parameters of the Allies’ plans for public health work in defeated Germany. It shows that decisions and agreements reached in Washington and London in the early years ... More


Into the Abyss

Sidney Pash

in The Currents of War: A New History of American-Japanese Relations, 1899-1941

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144238
eISBN:
9780813144320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144238.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 3, Into the Abyss, examines Japanese-American relations from Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1933 inauguration to the summer of 1937 and the onset of the Second Sino-Japanese War. This chapter ... More


Rising into a Position of Influence, 1936–38

James M. Boughton

in Harry White and the American Creed: How a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300253795
eISBN:
9780300262650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253795.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter reviews how Harry White was beginning to rise through the ranks as he had shown his independence and had gained a more important patron, Secretary Henry Morgenthau, by 1936. Harry had ... More


Prologues: The Origins of West German Memory

Jeffrey K. Olick

in The Sins of the Fathers: Germany, Memory, Method

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226386492
eISBN:
9780226386522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386522.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this chapter, Olick presents numerous prologues to West German memory. In order to trace the threads of contemporary German memory, he begins by describing historical factors during the 1918-1945 ... More


Finishing the Job, 1944–45

James M. Boughton

in Harry White and the American Creed: How a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300253795
eISBN:
9780300262650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253795.003.0014
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter recounts how Harry White finally got a title that was commensurate with the responsibilities of chief economist that he had fulfilled for the preceding three years. It points out that ... More


Harry White and the American Creed: How a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

James M. Boughton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300253795
eISBN:
9780300262650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253795.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Although Harry Dexter White (1892–1948) was arguably the most important U.S. government economist of the twentieth century, he is remembered more for having been accused of being a Soviet agent. ... More


A Gift for Friendship

Emily Herring Wilson

in The Three Graces: Eleanor Roosevelt and Her Friends

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635835
eISBN:
9781469635859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635835.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter quotes ER's wish to be remembered for her "gift of friendship" and describes friendship with Martha Van Rensselaer and Flora Rose at Cornell school of home economics; Molly Dewson, FDR's ... More


Race Annihilation, War, and the Global Imperial Order: The Armenian Genocide of 1915

Alexander D. Barder

in Global Race War: International Politics and Racial Hierarchy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197535622
eISBN:
9780197535653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535622.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

The centenary of the genocide of the Ottoman Armenians was commemorated in 2015 by the worldwide Armenian diaspora community, as well as within Armenia itself. This chapter critically examines the ... More


Ties That Bind: The Effects of Supply Negotiations on Anglo-American Cooperation, 1938–1940

William T. Johnsen

in The Origins of the Grand Alliance: Anglo-American Military Collaboration from the Panay Incident to Pearl Harbor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813168333
eISBN:
9780813168340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168333.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the early British and French efforts to procure war materiel from the United States and the positive influence of those negotiations on the development of Anglo-American ... More


At the International Monetary Fund, 1946–47

James M. Boughton

in Harry White and the American Creed: How a Federal Bureaucrat Created the Modern Global Economy (and Failed to Get the Credit)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780300253795
eISBN:
9780300262650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253795.003.0017
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter covers the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt in April 1945, the resignation of Henry Morgenthau as Treasury secretary in July, and the end of World War II in August, which meant that Harry ... More


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