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Herbert Hoover story.

Catherine Owens Peare

Herbert Hoover story.

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 229-235.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE802 .P4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination247 p.
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5949081M
    LC Control Number65021418
    OCLC/WorldCa1367775

    Following his graduation in , Hoover traveled throughout the world as a mining engineer and became an expert in mining finance and management. From to , Herbert and Lou Hoover completed the first English translation from Latin of the classic sixteenth-century . A review of Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover's Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath, edited with an introduction by George H. Nash. Over the past century, former President of the United States has become a quasi-official position, in which the occupant is expected to serve the cause of world peace and fundamental governmental reform, while writing profound tomes. In a remarkable comeback, Herbert Hoover returned to public service to avert global famine and reorganize the executive branch of government. It is the story of that recovery that Gary Dean Best tells so masterfully in the concluding volume of the Life of Herbert Hoover. It is .


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