I know it's almost a cliche, but as I read Schlesinger's descriptions of Kennedy's character, it was uncanny. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Schlesinger attended the , , and received his first degree at the age of 20 from , where he graduated in 1938. Overall rating: 3 stars I am still actually reading this book. Laid in are two 1965 reviews of the book. But with this level of detail the episode is almost unrecognizable — the reader is flown so close to the ground that there is no feel for the bigger picture. We provide a 100% money back guarantee and are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest standards of service in the bookselling industry.
Kennedy as told by a master historian who had the advantage of personally witnessing the great and tragic events of which he writes. From 1946 to 1954, he was an associate professor at Harvard, becoming a full professor in 1954. But while the ethnic interpretation of American history, like economic interpretation, is valid and illuminating up to a point, it is fatally misleading and wrong when presented as a whole picture. Yet, it will be for these that future historians will thank him, while today's critics will read him avidly -- and then decry him, from huff to howl. It is about 1000 pages. Schlesinger wrote a popular biography, Robert Kennedy and His Times, several years later.
Schlesinger's position as Splecial Assistant to President Kennedy brought him into close, informal contact with the men who were running the country and their counterparts abroad. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Instead of a nation composed of individuals making their own unhampered choices, America increasingly sees itself as composed of groups more or less ineradicable in their ethnic character. So-called Japan vellum or Japon is a type of thick paper that has been polished smooth and given a glossy finish to resemble vellum. The book features the policies, politics, and personalities during Kennedy's time in office. Most of that time is devoted to foreign policy, including every single country that required the President's attention, and significant chapters on Civil Rights.
This book will definitely take you a long time to read it but it is so worth it. About this Item: Houghton Mifflin Company. After spending the 1938—1939 academic year at as a Henry Fellow, he was appointed to a three-year Junior Fellowship in the in the fall of 1939. With victory confirmed Kennedy went about assembling his team. The multiethnic dogma abandons historic purposes, replacing assimilation by fragmentation, integration by separatism.
About this Item: Random House Publishing Group. K or Arthur Schlesinger again for a very long while. In addition is painfully detailed some items which probably could be covered in a couple of pages. The son of the influential historian and a specialist in , much of Schlesinger's work explored the history of 20th-century. Given this characterization his work can be seen as a piece that protects the Kennedy memory for the public.
First and foremost he cooled the Cold War. About this Item: Houghton Mifflin Co. But I'd started and failed to finish this book years ago. Next-day or second-day air service is available upon request. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
The author gives very clear reasoning to all of his arguments. Schlesinger in 1961 Born Arthur Bancroft Schlesinger 1917-10-15 October 15, 1917 Died February 28, 2007 2007-02-28 aged 89 , Occupation Historian, writer Alma mater 1938 Period 1939—2006 Subject Politics, social issues, history Literary movement American liberal theory Spouse Marian Cannon 1940—1970; divorced; 4 children Alexandra Emmet Allan 1971—2007; his death; 1 child Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr. Much more common in older books printed on handmade papers with a high rag content than in books printed on manufactured papers made from wood pulp with a higher acidic content. This book is so valuable because it's an insider's account, but he has obviously done a lot of additional research to supplement his own experiences and memories. Also of interest is his struggle to make the State Department an effective part of the government.
He offered it to Johnson on the assumption that he'd say no. There had also been serious miscommunication, with the Cubans expecting the American military to intervene and help them if things didn't go well--but Kennedy did not want it to turn into an American coup. Kennedy in the White House by Arthur Schlesinger. Thank God my nameless ancestor, brought across the ocean in chains and leg irons, made it out alive. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. A book may be uncut but opened—i. Schlesinger was greatly influenced by Reinhold Niebuhr.