Format:
Book
Author:
O'Toole, Patricia, author.
Title:
The moralist : Woodrow Wilson and the world he made / by Patricia O'Toole.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2018.
Description:
xviii, 636 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
"By the author of acclaimed biographies of Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Adams, a penetrating biography of one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents, Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924). The Moralist is a cautionary tale about the perils of moral vanity and American overreach in foreign affairs."--Provided by publisher.
Subjects:
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1913-1921.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Genre:
Biographies.
Other Title:
Woodrow Wilson and the world he made
Contents:
Son of the South -- When a man comes to himself -- Ascent -- Against all odds -- A new freedom -- A president begins -- Lines of accommodation -- Our detached and distant situation -- Moral force -- A psychological moment -- Departures -- The general wreck -- At sea -- Moonshine -- Strict accountability -- Haven -- Dodging trouble -- The world is on fire -- Stumbling in the dark -- The mystic influence of the stars and stripes -- By a whisker -- Verge of war -- Decision -- The associate -- The right men -- One white-hot mass instinct -- Over here, over there -- So many problems per diem -- Defiance -- Final triumph -- Storm warning -- The fog of peace -- Settling the accounts -- Stroking the cat the wrong way -- Paralyzed -- Altogether an unfortunate mess -- Breaking the heart of the world -- Best of the second-raters -- Swimming upstream -- Epilogue.
LCCN:
2018006628
ISBN:
9780743298094
0743298098
Other Number:
989963746
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
1
Control Number:
383563
Call Number:
973.91/3092 B
Course Reserves:
0
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