American Historiography of the Social Policy of F. D. Roosevelt and H. Truman Administrations (1933 – 1952)

  • Marija Kravchenko Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Keywords: USA, American Historiography, Social Policy, F. D. Roosevelt, H. Truman, American Studies

Abstract

The article deals with the historiographical analysis of the problem of the social policy of F. D. Roosevelt and H. Truman Administrations (1933 – 1952). The relevance of the research topic is emphasized, the main partly related to the problem works are characterized. The present paper concentrates on analyzing of the crucial periods of knowledge accumulation in the study of the social policy of F. D. Roosevelt and H. Truman Administrations in the American research area on the basis of the problem-chronological method. The key schools of American historiography, the main scientific works, its peculiarities and trends in the study of US social policy during 1933 – 1952 have been revealed and described in the research process. The present analysis demonstrated that even American historians have not yet identified FDR’s and Harry Truman’s years of presidency as an integral fundamental stage of the American social policy development, thus underlining the necessity and importance of the further study of the social policy of F. D. Roosevelt and H. Truman Administrations (1933 – 1952).

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Published
2018-12-19
How to Cite
KravchenkoM. (2018). American Historiography of the Social Policy of F. D. Roosevelt and H. Truman Administrations (1933 – 1952). Zaporizhzhia Historical Review, 1(51), 337-344. Retrieved from https://istznu.org/index.php/journal/article/view/49