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Woodrow Wilson : a biography / John Milton Cooper, Jr.

Author/Creator:
Cooper, John Milton.
Publication:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 702 p., [16 ] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1913-1921.
Summary:
Evaluates the parallel worlds of the twenty-eighth president's personal and political arenas, examining his World War I leadership, his failed efforts to bring the United States into the League of Nations, and his contributions toward the creation of the United Nations.
Contents:
Tommy
Woodrow
Professor
Bold leader
Academic civil war
Governor
Nominee
The great campaign
Preparation
Beginnings
Taken at the flood
Triumph and tragedy
Irony and gift of fate
The shock of recognition
Second flood tide
To run again
Peace and war
Waging war
Victory
Covenant
Peacemaking abroad and at home
The League fight
Disability
Downfall
Twilight.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [601]-668) and index.
ISBN:
9780307265418 :
0307265412
OCLC:
316029772