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Gary Dean Best

Born: 18-Sep-1936

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Herbert Hoover: The Postpresidential Years

    University: PhD, University of Hawaii
    Professor: History, University of Hawaii at Hilo (1975-)
    Department Chair: History, University of Hawaii at Hilo

Author of books:
The Politics of American Individualism: Herbert Hoover in Transition, 1918-1921 (1975, biography)
To Free a People: American Jewish Leaders and the Jewish Problem in Eastern Europe, 1890-1914 (1982, history)
Herbert Hoover: The Postpresidential Years, 1933-1964 (1983, biography)
Pride, Prejudice, and Politics: Roosevelt Versus Recovery, 1933-1938 (1991, history)
FDR and the Bonus Marchers, 1933-1935 (1992, history)
The Nickel and Dime Decade: American Popular Culture During the 1930s (1993, culture)
The Critical Press and the New Deal: The Press Versus Presidential Power, 1933-1938 (1993, media studies)
Witch Hunt in Wise County: The Persecution of Edith Maxwell (1994, history)
The United States in the Pacific: Private Interests and Public Policies, 1784-1899 (1995, international affairs)
The Retreat from Liberalism: Collectivists Versus Progressives in the New Deal Years (2002, politics)
The Dollar Decade: Mammon and the Machine in 1920s America (2003, economics)
Peddling Panaceas: Popular Economists in the New Deal Era (2005, history)
Harold Laski and American Liberalism (2005, biography)

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