Tomorrow is Now (BOK)

Eleanor Roosevelt

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As 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. In bold, blunt prose, one of the greatest First Ladies of American history traces her country's struggle to embrace democracy and presents her declaration against fear, timidity, complacency, and national arrogance. 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. For this edition, former U.S. President Bill Clinton contributes a new foreword and Roosevelt historian Allida Black provides an authoritative introduction focusing on Eleanor Roosevelt's diplomatic career. Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) was First Lady from 1933 to 1945. She was a significant advocate both for the New Deal and for civil rights and a strong supporter of the formation of the United Nations. She was a delegate to the UN General Assembly from 1945 to 1952 and chaired the committee that drafted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In the last decade of her life she was particularly active in promoting women's rights. "Tomorrow Is Now" was published shortly after her death.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Eleanor Roosevelt
ISBN 9780143106999
Antall sider 176 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,8cm x 1,5cm
Vekt 136 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social welfare & social services

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