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Young, Nancy Beck

Overview
Works: 78 works in 149 publications in 1 language and 2,310 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Biographies  Encyclopedias  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E802.1.H75, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nancy Beck Young
Lou Henry Hoover : activist first lady by Nancy Beck Young( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nancy Beck Young presents the first thoroughly documented study of Lou Henry Hoover's White House years, 1929-1933, showing that, far from a passive prelude to Eleanor Roosevelt, she was a true innovator. Young draws on the extensive collection of Lou Hoover's personal papers to show that she was not only an important first lady, but also a key transitional figure between nineteenth- and twentieth-century views on womanhood."
Why we fight : Congress and the politics of World War II by Nancy Beck Young( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This wartime political dynamic established the dominant patterns for national politics through the remainder of the century. Impeccably researched, Young's study shows that we cannot fully appreciate the nuances of American politics after World War II without careful explication of how the legislative branch redefined the New Deal in the decade following its creation."--Pub. desc
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the shaping of American political culture( Book )

7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines FDR and the New Deal era from the perspectives of social and cultural history, political science, popular culture, and political history
Wright Patman : populism, liberalism, & the American dream by Nancy Beck Young( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The last major fight of his career was his futile effort to retain his chairmanship of the Banking and Currency Committee in 1975. His defeat was a testimonial to the changes liberalism underwent during his career in Washington, D.C.A new generation of reformers no longer cared about the economic populism that drove much of his agenda for forty-seven years." "This book is essential reading for anyone interested in twentieth-century politics and policy development."--Jacket
Encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency : a historical reference( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles each president, providing articles on the campaigns, administrations, and every major event, law, incident, and action that took place during their term in office
Texas, her Texas : the life and times of Frances Goff by Nancy Beck Young( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas, Her Texas is the fascinating story of Frances Goff and her three remarkable careers: in Texas government as legislative aide and State Budget Director; at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; and as Director of the Bluebonnet Girls State Program of the American Legion Auxiliary. Based on Goff's personal papers and interviews with those who knew her, including former Texas Governor Ann Richards, the book provides inside glimpses of such leaders in
The Roosevelts by Robert Grayson( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roosevelt family had a tremendous impact on US government and politics in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Roosevelts explores how the Roosevelt family got their start in politics, their impact on the White House and other government positions, and how the Roosevelt legacy continues to impact modern politicians
The Kennedys by Alexis Burling( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the Kennedy family, discussing their impact on the government and politics of the United States. --Publisher
Documentary history of the Dwight D. Eisenhower presidency( Book )

in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas : crossroads of North America by Jesús F. de la Teja( Book )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells a balanced story of the history of Texas from its Native American experience and the diversity of the Spanish colonial experience to the challenges of governing a state experiencing uneven growth and opportunity
Encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical reference( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary history of the Dwight D. Eisenhower presidency( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical reference( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical reference( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical reference( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical reference( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a comprehensive guide to each U.S. president and his administration, featuring a biography, an article on the presidential campaign, and an article on the president's administration
Documentary history of the Dwight D. Eisenhower presidency( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wright Patman : congressman to the nation, 1893-1953 by Nancy Beck Young( )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eisenhower administration and the Brown v. Board of Education decision, 1954-1955( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference work provides a comprehensive guide to each U.S. president and his administration, featuring a biography, an article on the presidential campaign, and an article on the president's administration
 
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Lou Henry Hoover : activist first lady
Alternative Names
Beck Young, Nancy

Young, Nancy B.

Languages
English (61)

Covers
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the shaping of American political cultureWright Patman : populism, liberalism, & the American dreamEncyclopedia of the U.S. presidency : a historical referenceTexas, her Texas : the life and times of Frances GoffEncyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical referenceEncyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical referenceEncyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical referenceEncyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical referenceEncyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical reference