The Juggler: Franklin Roosevelt as Wartime Statesman

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Princeton University Press, Aug 28, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 304 pages
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Here Warren Kimball explores Roosevelt's vision of the postwar world by laying out the nature and development of FDR's "war aims"--his long-range political goals. As the face of eastern Europe and the world changes before our eyes, Roosevelt's goals, dismissed during the Cold War as impractical, seem less unrealistic today.

 

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In The Juggler, Kimball bases his analysis of FDR's wartime statesmanship on an assessment of what the historical record reveals about FDR's assumptions. Where Arthur Link portrayed a "higher realism ... Read full review

Contents

On Diplomatic History and FDR
3
Reacts to the GermanSoviet War 1941
21
The Temptation
43
The End of Imperial Romance
63
Roosevelts Vision of the Postwar
83
The Western
107
Roosevelt
127
Roosevelt Churchill and Eastern
159
This Persistent Evangel of Americanism
185
Notes
201
Bibliography
279
Index
297

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Warren F. Kimball is Robert Treat Professor of History at Rutgers University (Newark College). His books include Churchill & Roosevelt, The Complete Correspondence (Princeton).

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