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Henry L. Stimson: The First Wise Man / Edition 1

Henry L. Stimson: The First Wise Man / Edition 1

by David F. Schmitz


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780842026321
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/2000
Series: Biographies in American Foreign Policy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

David F. Schmitz holds the Robert Allen Skotheim Chair of History at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preparation of a Policymaker Chapter 2 Taft, Roosevelt, and the Progressive Stimson Chapter 3 The White Man's Burden Chapter 4 Spears of Straw amd Swords of Ice Chapter 5 The Only Deadly Sin is Cynicism Chapter 6 Architect of Victory Chapter 7 Conclusion: Elder Statesman

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Martin Sherwin

A smart book about a wise man. Carefully researched and well written.
—(Martin Sherwin, author of A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and Its Legacies)

Wilson D. Miscamble

David Schmitz's thoughtful exploration of Henry L. Stimson's public life sheds much light on the exercise of American power-or lack thereof-from the war with Spain through the Second World War.
—(Wilson D. Miscamble, C.S.C., University of Notre Dame)

Lloyd Gardner

Written with verve, filled with insights into the man and his times, David Schmitz's biography of Henry L. Stimson provides a marvelous window on American foreign policy in the first half of this century-the crucial era that defined the nation's role to this day.
—(Lloyd Gardner, Rutgers University)

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