The moralist

Woodrow Wilson and the world he made
Patricia O'Toole
Book - 2018

"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.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: O'Toole, Patricia (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2018]
Edition:First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
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505 0 |a 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. 
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