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Dead last : the public memory of Warren G. Harding's scandalous legacy

Verfasser/in: Phillip G Payne
Verlag: Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2009.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Biografie : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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If George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are the saints in America's civil religion, then the twenty-ninth president, Warren G. Harding, is our sinner. Prior to the Nixon administration, the Harding scandals were the most infamous of the twentieth century. Harding is consistently judged a failure, ranking dead last among his peers. By examining the public memory of Harding, Phillip G. Payne offers the first  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
History
Biographie
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Payne, Phillip G.
Dead last.
Athens : Ohio University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)682872332
Name: Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding; Warren G Harding
Medientyp: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Phillip G Payne
ISBN: 9780821418185 0821418181 9780821418192 082141819X
OCLC-Nummer: 263497919
Beschreibung: viii, 267 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Inhalt: Questions asked --
The president's hometown --
Commemorating the tragedy of Warren Harding --
My damned biographers --
The shadow of William Estabrook Chancellor --
He-harlot --
Harding Alley --
Dead last.
Verfasserangabe: Phillip G. Payne.

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If George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are the saints in America's civil religion, then the twenty-ninth president, Warren G Harding, is our sinner. This title explores how Harding's name became  Weiterlesen…

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"Payne's reappraisal of the Harding myth is first-rank scholarship and makes an impressive contribution to the debates about the life and misfortunes of Warren Harding. Summing Up: Essential." -- Weiterlesen…

 
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