Woodrow Wilson: Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-President

Woodrow Wilson: Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-President

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814719848
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2006
Pages: 429
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Mario R. DiNunzio is professor of history at Providence College. He is the author of Theodore Roosevelt and American Democracy and the Authoritarian Tradition of the West.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
Chronology
Preface
Introduction
Woodrow Wilson: Scholar-President
1 On Religion
2 Biographical Sketches
3 On Education and Scholarship
4 The Historian
5 The Political Scientist
6 New Jersey Politics
7 Road to the White House
8 President Wilson
Bibliography
Index
About the Editor

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“DiNunio has done a spectacular job of revealing the intelligence and humanity of a man often clouded by legend.”
-Choice: Highly recommended,

“DiNunzio has weighted his selections toward Wilson's prepresidential career, making much of the book unique.”
-Library Journal

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“DiNunzio suggests that Woodrow Wilson was the first and only scholar-president. Wilson remade Princeton University as a first-rate bastion of liberal-arts learning as its first layman president before serving as New Jersey governor and later ushering the nation through the Progressive Era and into World War I.”
-Timeoff

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