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Published: 21 December 2015

248 Pages | 25 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199376216

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The Four Freedoms

Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Evolution of an American Idea

Edited by Jeffrey A. Engel

  • Includes seven essays by top scholars, including a photo essay on visual representations of the Four Freedoms
  • Explains how the quest for universal freedom has animated American actions overseas since 1941 while simultaneously inspiring much of the global opposition to American power by those with a vastly different sense of the kinds of freedom they desire
  • Argues that the freedom from want FDR aimed to provide for the American people was replaced over time by protection of freedom of the marketplace, which has helped produce today's income equality