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France"s New Deal

Philip G. Nord

France"s New Deal

from the thirties to the Liberation

by Philip G. Nord

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social change -- France -- History -- 20th century,
  • Economic development -- France -- History -- 20th century,
  • Political culture -- France -- History -- 20th century,
  • Arts, French -- 20th century,
  • France -- Politics and government -- 1914-1940,
  • France -- Politics and government -- 1940-1945,
  • France -- Cultural policy -- History -- 20th century,
  • France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPhilip Nord.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC389 .N67 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23735979M
    ISBN 109780691142975
    LC Control Number2009038281

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    Frances Perkins (born Fannie Coralie Perkins; Ap – ) was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from to , the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. a loyal supporter of her friend, Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR), she helped pull the labor movement Education: Mount Holyoke College (BA), Columbia . Did you know the first woman cabinet member of the United States was the chief architect of FDR's New Deal? If you didn't, I have a book to recommend. A new biography, The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience by Kirstin Downey was recently published.


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