Woodrow Wilson: United States of America: Makers of the Modern World

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A study of the life of Woodrow Wilson, from his early years during the American Civil War, through his academic and political career and America’s involvement in the First World War, to Wilson’s role at Versailles, including the construction of his Fourteen Points and his principles for the reformation of Europe.

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Overview

A study of the life of Woodrow Wilson, from his early years during the American Civil War, through his academic and political career and America’s involvement in the First World War, to Wilson’s role at Versailles, including the construction of his Fourteen Points and his principles for the reformation of Europe.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781905791620
  • Publisher: Haus Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/1/2008
  • Series: Makers of the Modern World
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian Morton taught American studies at universities in Britain and Scandinavia, before working for ten years as features and subsequently literary editor at the Times Higher Educational Supplement. Through the 1990s he presented a daily arts and culture programme on BBC Radio Scotland.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Dear ghosts 1

I The Life and the Land 27

1 Exegetical and evangelical 29

2 God ordained ... 53

3 Too proud to fight 76

4 Force without stint or limit 103

II The Paris Peace Conference 131

5 America saved the world ... 133

6 The present tides 156

III The Legacy 177

7 Dare we break the heart of the world? 179

Notes 205

Chronology 210

Further Reading 232

Picture Sources 235

Index 237

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