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Young, Nancy Beck

Overview
Works: 74 works in 144 publications in 1 language and 2,119 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias  Sources  Biographies 
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 )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young traces Hoover's many philanthropic efforts both before and during the Hoover presidency - contrasting them with those of her husband - and places her public activities in the larger context of contemporary women's activism. She shows that, unlike her predecessors, Hoover did more than entertain: she revolutionized the office of first lady." "Yet as Young reveals, Hoover was constrained as first lady by her inability to achieve the same results that she had previously accomplished in her very public career for the volunteer community. As diligently as she worked to combat the hardship of the Depression for average Americans by mobilizing private relief efforts, her efforts ultimately had little effect."
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 351 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 )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 348 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 266 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 )

14 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 175 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 154 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
Documentary history of the Dwight D. Eisenhower presidency( Book )

in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kennedys by Alexis Burling( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 10 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 7 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
Documentary history of the Dwight D. Eisenhower presidency( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 2011 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

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

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

Encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical reference : Washinton-Tyler 1789-1845( Book )

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

Encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical reference : Ford-Obama 1974-present( Book )

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

Encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical reference : Cleveland-Coolidge 1885-1929( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 3 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 (66)

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 reference : Washinton-Tyler 1789-1845Encyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical reference : Ford-Obama 1974-presentEncyclopedia of the U.S. presidency. a historical reference : Cleveland-Coolidge 1885-1929