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Earnest endeavors : the life and public work of George Rublee

Author: Marc Eric McClure
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.
Series: Contributions in American history, no. 202.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Rublee (1868-1957), was an eastern establishment lawyer and corporate liberal who made a significant contribution to economic reform legislation on the state and national levels during the progressive era. He was also involved in a number of important international events from 1917 to 1939. Despite his achievements, he has been largely overlooked. In this first biography of Rublee, McClure contends that any  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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McClure, Marc Eric, 1966-
Earnest endeavors.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003
(DLC) 2003051750
(OCoLC)52335092
Named Person: George Rublee; George Rublee
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Eric McClure
ISBN: 0313052492 9780313052491
OCLC Number: 60036383
Description: 1 online resource (x, 303 p.) : ill.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Foundations (1868-1892); 3 "Latent Possibilities" (1892-1908); 4 "Who Is George Rublee?" (1909-1911); An unnumbered photo essay; 5 "Garibaldi's Expedition" (1912); 6 "The Most Assiduous and Persistent and Tireless Lobbyist" (1913-1914); 7 "An Ideal Public Servant" (1914-1916); 8 "A Vision as Mystical and Inspired as That of the Holy Grail" (1917-1919); 9 "A Man of Mystery ... with No Definite Work" (1919-1929); 10 "Dwight Morrow's Colonel House" (1930); 11 The "Detached, Friendly Sage" (1930-1938).
Series Title: Contributions in American history, no. 202.
Responsibility: Marc Eric McClure.

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George Rublee (1868-1957), was an eastern establishment lawyer and corporate liberal who made a significant contribution to economic reform legislation on the state and national levels during the progressive era. He was also involved in a number of important international events from 1917 to 1939. Despite his achievements, he has been largely overlooked. In this first biography of Rublee, McClure contends that any understanding of the history of the Federal Trade Commission and of U.S. foreign relations in World War I and the interwar period is incomplete without an understanding of Rublee's e.

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