The global dimensions of FDR’s New Deal and its impact upon America’s role in the world today
Professor Kiran Klaus Patel is the Jean Monnet Professor European and Global History at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. He is also a fellow at the Royal Historial Society and has specialized in the history of President Roosevelt’s New Deal, the Great Depression and the history of labor in Nazi Germany. He received his degrees in history from the University of Freiburg and at Humboldt University in Berlin Germany. he has published important studies on labor in Nazi Germany and New Deal America, and his most recent book — “The New Deal: A Global History” has been recognized as a tour de force volume on a little known aspect of the New Deal’s international impact.