George H. Nash

Biography: 

George H. Nash is the author of a multivolume scholarly biography of Herbert Hoover. Dr. Nash earned his doctorate at Harvard University and was a Research Fellow at Harvard's Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History. In 1975 he was commissioned by the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association to prepare a definitive, multivolume, scholarly biography of Herbert Hoover. Dr. Nash has lectured and written extensively on twentieth-century American political and intellectual history.

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American Individualism
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Herbert Hoover And American Individualism

by George H. Nashfeaturing Herbert Hoovervia Real Clear Books
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

In this season of political and ideological upheaval, the Hoover Institution Press is to be commended for reprinting a provocative book entitled "American Individualism", published by Herbert Hoover in 1922. Most people know that Hoover was President of the United States in the early years of the Great Depression.

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Hoover vs. the Great Depression

by George H. Nashvia Hoover Digest
Monday, July 11, 2016

After the Crash of 1929, Herbert Hoover took steps that were vigorous, creative, and even radical—if, alas, ultimately unavailing.

Publication of lost Herbert Hoover memoir concludes busy year for Hoover Press
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Herbert Hoover's Life and His Crusade Against Collectivism

by George H. Nashvia Hoover Podcasts
Monday, April 20, 2015

George Nash, a historian, lecturer, and authority on the life of Herbert Hoover, gave a presentation covering Hoover’s extraordinary life and career.

Master of Emergencies

by George H. Nashvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

During the First World War and its aftermath, millions of Europeans faced starvation. Herbert Hoover took up their cause. His work helped create the modern vision of humanitarian aid.

The Crusade Years

by George H. Nashvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 21, 2014

When Herbert Hoover left the White House, he remained intensely interested in world affairs, devoting much of the rest of his life to the struggle against collectivism.

Analysis and Commentary

Crusading Against Collectivism: A Lost Memoir by Herbert Hoover is Published

by George H. Nashvia Library of Law and Liberty
Friday, January 17, 2014

In 1964 Herbert Hoover died at the age of ninety. He had lived a phenomenally productive life, including more than half a century in one form or another of

Analysis and Commentary

Herbert Hoover’s Crusade Against Collectivism

by George H. Nashvia History News Network
Monday, December 23, 2013

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Analysis and Commentary

The Crusade Years, 1933–1955

by George H. Nashvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Herbert Hoover

The Crusade Years, 1933–1955

by George H. Nashvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Herbert Hoover waged a relentless war against collectivism.

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Herbert Hoover's Road Not Taken

by George H. Nash, Charity Nebbevia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 6, 2012

Completed forty-eight years ago, his magnum opus appears at last. George H. Nash discusses its insights into our thirty-first president. By Charity Nebbe.

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