It’s Up to the Women

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Bold Type Books #ad - And she decided to write a book. Jill lepore, from the introduction"women, have always been a tremendous power in the destiny of the world, whether subtly or vociferously, " Eleanor Roosevelt wrote in It's Up to the Women, her book of advice to women of all ages on every aspect of life. She became a champion of women's rights and of civil rights.

She wrote a regular newspaper column. Eleanor roosevelt never wanted her husband to run for president. Nation. Went on a national tour to crusade on behalf of women. When he won, she. Written at the height of the great depression, she called on women particularly to do their part--cutting costs where needed, spending reasonably, and taking personal responsibility for keeping the economy going.

It's Up to the Women #ad - Whether it's the recommendation that working women take time for themselves in order to fully enjoy time spent with their families, or America's obligation to women as they take a leading role in the new social order, recipes for cheap but wholesome home-cooked meals, many of the opinions expressed here are as fresh as if they were written today.

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You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life

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Harper Perennial #ad - Offering her own philosophy on living, Eleanor takes readers on a path to compassion, confidence, maturity, civic stewardship, and more. Now back in print, you Learn by Living is a powerful volume of enduring commonsense ideas and heartfelt values. One of the most beloved figures of the twentieth century, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt remains a role model for a life well lived.

Her keys to a fulfilling life? learning to learn • learning to be useful • fear—the great enemy • facing responsibility • the difficult art of maturity • readjustment is endless • how everyone Can take Part in Politics • the right to Be an individual • The Uses of Time • how to Get the Best out of People • learning to Be a Public servant informed by her personal experiences as a daughter, and diplomat, parent, wife, this book is a window into eleanor roosevelt herself and a trove of timeless wisdom that resonates in any era.

You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life #ad - Harper Perennial. At the age of seventy-six, Roosevelt penned this simple guide to living a fuller life.

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If You Ask Me: Essential Advice from Eleanor Roosevelt

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Atria Books #ad - Over the twenty years that Eleanor wrote her advice column, no question was too trivial and no topic was out of bounds. Practical, and often witty, warm-hearted, Eleanor’s answers were so forthright her editors included a disclaimer that her views were not necessarily those of the magazines or the Roosevelt administration.

Harper Perennial. When ladies home journal offered her an advice column, she embraced it as yet another way for her to connect with the public. If you ask me” quickly became a lifeline for Americans of all ages. She had already transformed the role of first lady with her regular press conferences, and youth, her activism on behalf of women, minorities, her lecture tours, and her syndicated newspaper column.

Experience the timeless wit and wisdom of Eleanor Roosevelt in this annotated collection of candid advice columns that she wrote for more than twenty years. In 1941, eleanor roosevelt embarked on a new career as an advice columnist. Asked, if she had any republican friends, she replied, for example, “I hope so.

If You Ask Me: Essential Advice from Eleanor Roosevelt #ad - Queried about whether or when she would retire, she said, “I never plan ahead. As for the suggestion that federal or state governments build public bomb shelters, she considered the idea “nonsense. Covering a wide variety of topics—everything from war, religion, marriage, and popular culture—these columns reveal Eleanor Roosevelt’s warmth, humanity, and politics to love, peace, and timeless relevance.

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The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

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Harper Perennial #ad - A candid and insightful look at an era and a life through the eyes of one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century, First Lady and humanitarian Eleanor Roosevelt. The daughter of one of new york’s most influential families, and wife of president franklin Delano Roosevelt, the Progressive Era, as America transitioned from the Gilded Age, Eleanor Roosevelt witnessed some of the most remarkable decades in modern history, niece of Theodore Roosevelt, and the Depression to World War II and the Cold War.

A champion of the downtrodden, Eleanor drew on her experience and used her role as First Lady to help those in need. Harper Perennial. Harper Perennial. Delegate, a newspaper columnist, world-traveler, Democratic party activist, chairman of the Commission on Human Rights, and diplomat devoted to the ideas of liberty and human rights.

This single volume biography brings her into focus through her own words, illuminating the vanished world she grew up, her life with her political husband, and the post-war years when she worked to broaden cooperation and understanding at home and abroad. The autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt includes 16 pages of black-and-white photos.

The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt #ad - Intimately involved in her husband’s political life, heading women’s organizations and youth movements, and battling for consumer rights, Eleanor would eventually become a powerful force of her own, civil rights, from the governorship of New York to the White House, and improved housing. In the years after fdr’s death, this inspiring, controversial, and outspoken leader would become a U.

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Eleanor Roosevelt: In Her Words: On Women, Politics, Leadership, and Lessons from Life

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Black Dog & Leventhal #ad - This illustrated, first of its kind collection of excerpts from Eleanor Roosevelt's newspaper columns, speeches, radio talks, and correspondence speaks directly to the challenges we face today. Acclaimed for her roles in politics and diplomacy, broadcaster, lecturer, educator, journalist, first lady Eleanor Roosevelt was also a prolific author, and public personality.

Selections touch on roosevelt's early entries in women's magazines "ten rules for success in marriage", her work for civil rights "The Four Equalities", her clash with Soviet delegates at the UN "These Same Old Stale Charges", her insights on women in politics "Women Must Learn to Play the Game As Men Do", her commentary on World War II "What We Are Fighting For", and her advice literature "If You Ask Me".

Using excerpts from her books, when she entered journalism and public life; through the white house years, when she campaigned for racial justice, and correspondence, the labor movement, articles, radio talks, press conferences, speeches, Eleanor Roosevelt: In Her Words tracks her contributions from the 1920s, columns, and "the forgotten woman;" to the postwar era, when she served at the United Nations and shaped the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Eleanor Roosevelt: In Her Words: On Women, Politics, Leadership, and Lessons from Life #ad - Surprises include her unique preparation for leadership, the skill with which she defied critics and grasped authority, her competitive stance as a professional, and the force of her political messages to modern readers. Scorning the "america First" mindset, Eleanor Roosevelt underlined the interdependence of people and of nations.

Harper Perennial. Eleanor roosevelt: in her Words illuminates her achievement as a champion of civil rights, human rights, and democratic ideals. Harper Perennial.

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Of the People: A History of the United States, Volume 2: Since 1865

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Oxford University Press #ad - Of the people: a history of the united states, of its dealings and ideals--but it also unfolds the story of American democracy, not only tells the history of America--of its people and places, Third Edition, carefully marking how this country's evolution has been anything but certain, from its complex beginnings to its modern challenges.

. Harper Perennial. Harper Perennial. This comprehensive survey focuses on the social and political lives of people--some famous, some ordinary--revealing the compelling story of America's democracy from an individual perspective, from across the landscapes of diverse communities, and ultimately from within the larger context of the world.

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Tomorrow Is Now: It Is Today That We Must Create the World of the Future Penguin Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Available again in time for election season, eleanor roosevelt's most important book—a battle cry for civil rightsAs relevant and influential now as it was when first published in 1963,  Tomorrow Is Now is Eleanor Roosevelt's manifesto and her final effort to move America toward the community she hoped it would become.

For this edition, former U. S. Harper Perennial. President bill clinton contributes a new foreword and Roosevelt historian Allida Black provides an authoritative introduction focusing on Eleanor Roosevelt’s diplomatic career. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

Tomorrow Is Now: It Is Today That We Must Create the World of the Future Penguin Classics #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In bold, complacency, timidity, one of the greatest First Ladies of American history traces her country's struggle to embrace democracy and presents her declaration against fear, blunt prose, and national arrogance. Harper Perennial. An open, unrestrained look into her mind and heart as well as a clarion call to action,  Tomorrow Is Now is the work Eleanor Roosevelt willed herself to stay alive to finish writing.

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I Never Had It Made: An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson

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Harper Perennial #ad - Ecco Press. I never had it made is robinson's own candid, hard-hitting account of what it took to become the first black man in history to play in the major leagues. Originally published the year robinson died, I Never Had It Made endures as an inspiring story of a man whose heroism extended well beyond the playing field.

Harper Perennial. In 1947, jackie robinson broke that barrier, striking a crucial blow for racial equality and changing the world of sports forever. He recounts his political aspirations and civil rights activism; his friendships with Martin Luther King, Jr. William buckley, Malcolm X, Jr. And nelson rockefeller; and his troubled relationship with his son, Jackie, Jr.

I Never Had It Made: An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson #ad - More than a baseball story, i Never Had It Made also reveals the highs and lows of Robinson's life after baseball. Harper Perennial. Before barry bonds, before hank aaron, before Reggie Jackson, baseball's stars had one undeniable trait in common: they were all white. I never had it made recalls robinson's early years and influences: his time at ucla, where he became the school's first four-letter athlete; his army stint during World War II, on and off the field, when he challenged Jim Crow laws and narrowly escaped court martial; his years of frustration, with the Negro Leagues; and finally that fateful day when Branch Rickey of the Brooklyn Dodgers proposed what became known as the "Noble Experiment" - Robinson would step up to bat to integrate and revolutionize baseball.

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My Day: The Best Of Eleanor Roosevelt's Acclaimed Newspaper Columns, 1936-1962

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Da Capo Press #ad - This collection brings together for the first time in a single volume the most memorable of those columns, written with singular wit, compassion, elegance, and insight--everything from her personal perspectives on the New Deal and World War II to the painstaking diplomacy required of her as chair of the United Nations Committee on Human Rights after the war to the joys of gardening at her beloved Hyde Park home.

I think eleanor roosevelt has so gripped the imagination of this moment because we need her and her vision so completely. She's perfect for us as we enter the twenty-first century. Ecco Press. To quote Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. What a remarkable woman she was! These sprightly and touching selections from Eleanor Roosevelt's famous column evoke an extraordinary personality.

My Day: The Best Of Eleanor Roosevelt's Acclaimed Newspaper Columns, 1936-1962 #ad - My day reminds us how great a woman she was. Atlanta journal-Constitution Harper Perennial. Harper Perennial. Eleanor roosevelt is a loud and profound voice for people who want to change the world. Blanche wiesen cooknamed "woman of the century" in a survey conducted by the National Women's Hall of Fame, Eleanor Roosevelt wrote her hugely popular syndicated column "My Day" for over a quarter of that century, from 1936 to 1962.

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The Moral Basis of Democracy

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Open Road Media #ad - Roosevelt takes an inspiring stance in defense of democracy, progress, and morality; the wisdom imparted here is timeless, and a must-read for every American. Roosevelt advances an optimistic model for the democracy of the future, and although we’ve taken some steps in the direction of her vision, it’s still a long way from reality.

Roosevelt then calls on all americans, especially the youth, to prioritize the well-being of others and have faith that their fellow citizens will protect them in return. The issues first addressed in this 1940 essay—namely financial inequality and racial discrimination—are sadly still relevant today, as bigotry continues to undermine our national unity.

This edition features a foreword by Rev. Ecco Press. Harper Perennial. Harper Perennial. Used book in Good Condition. With the threat of the third reich looming, Eleanor Roosevelt employs the history of human rights to establish the idea that at the core of democracy is a spiritual responsibility to other citizens.

The Moral Basis of Democracy #ad - Carol howard merritt, phd, an introduction by Roosevelt historian Allida Black, and an illustrated biography of Eleanor Roosevelt including images from the author’s estate. Her first publication as first lady, The Moral Basis of Democracy is an honest and heartfelt call for all Americans to choose love and faith over hatred and fear.

A wartime manifesto on the moral obligations of democratic citizens from the most influential first lady in American history.

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The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses Dover Thrift Editions

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Dover Publications #ad - Along with the other speeches and essays in this collection, Roosevelt's work offers an inspiring vision of moral rectitude and stalwart leadership. Harper Perennial. Roosevelt wrote 35 books and delivered numerous lectures on topics ranging from citizenship and success to duty and sportsmanship. Harper Perennial.

His 1899 address to a chicago audience, "The Strenuous Life, " articulates his belief in the transformative powers that individuals can achieve by overcoming hardship. Politician, soldier, and historian — a century after the peak of his multifaceted career, naturalist, Theodore Roosevelt remains a towering symbol of American optimism and progress.

The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses Dover Thrift Editions #ad - Ecco Press. This collection of speeches and commentaries from 1899 through 1901 embodies the Rough Rider's enduring ideals for attaining a robust political, social, and personal life. The 26th president of the united states, theodore roosevelt 1858–1919 served as Chief Executive from 1901 to 1909 and was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1906 for his mediation of the Russo-Japanese War.

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