Calvin Coolidge: The American Presidents Series: The 30th President, 1923-1929
Macmillan, 2006 M12 26 - 224 pages
The austere president who presided over the Roaring Twenties and whose conservatism masked an innovative approach to national leadership
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Editor's Note Introduction Out of Plymouth Notch On the Brink The New President Hitting His Stride The Coolidge Prosperity Controversies Getting Elected Beyond America's Shores High Tide of Republicanism . A Contested Legacy Notes ...
“We had probably the greatest growth and prosperity that we've ever known. And I have taken heed of that, because if he did nothing, maybe that's the answer [for] the federal government.” Coolidge also succeeded in doing something that ...
A believer in the regnant economic orthodoxy of Say's Law—the notion, propounded by the French economist Jean-Baptiste Say, that supply creates its own demand—Coolidge held that industrial productivity, by generating prosperity, ...
Others called it the Coolidge Prosperity.11 Notwithstanding his largely top-down conception of political economy, Coolidge took pride in the middle class's acquisition of new amenities and its apparent attainment of the good life.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HistReader - LibraryThing
As a biography, this was easy to read and seems complete (this is my first biography of Calvin Coolidge). One thing that struck me was that I got the sense Mr. Greenberg was tamping or doing his best ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - xieouyang - LibraryThing
This is a rather straightforward biography of our 30th President. The author does not seem to be very enthusiastic about his subject or his policies. The book is a reasonable introduction to the presidential term of Calvin Coolidge however. Read full review
1 Out of Plymouth Notch
2 On the Brink
3 The New President
4 Hitting His Stride
5 The Coolidge Prosperity
7 Getting Elected
8 Beyond Americas Shores