Woodrow Wilson and World War I : A Burden Too Great to Bear
By: Striner, Richard.Material type: BookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014Description: 1 online resource (312 p.).ISBN: 9781442229389.Subject(s): Political leadership -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1913-1921 | Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 | World War, 1914-1918 -- Diplomatic history | World War, 1914-1918 -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Woodrow Wilson and World War I : A Burden Too Great to BearDDC classification: 973.913092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Preface; Part I: Foreshadowings; 1 1914; 2 1915; 3 1916; Part II: Nemesis; 4 1917; 5 1918; 6 1919; 7 1920-1924; Notes; Index
This book is a story of Presidential failure, a chronicle of Woodrow Wilson's miscalculations in war, and a harrowing account of the process through which an intelligent American leader fell to pieces under a burden he could not bear. Historian Richard Striner argues persuasively that President Woodrow Wilson failed his responsibilities as a wartime leader in World War I. With the patience of a prosecuting attorney, Striner presents the facts of Wilson's wartime situation, considers the options that were open to him, explains his decision-making process, and then critiques his failure to engag
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