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Smedley D. Butler, USMC : a biography

Author: Mark Strecker
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This historical biography explores Butler, a little-known American Marine who exposed an alleged fascist coup to remove President Franklin D. Roosevelt from office. This text is an exploration of the political issues of the first half of the twentieth century and an examination of a man who shifted from Republican ideals to anti-corporate, left-wing populism"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strecker, Mark, 1970-
Smedley D. Butler, USMC.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2011
(DLC) 2010054473
(OCoLC)664656906
Named Person: Smedley D Butler; Smedley D Butler
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Strecker
ISBN: 9780786484775 0786484772
OCLC Number: 716158171
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 201 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Acknowledgments; Contents; A Note on Names and Quotations; Preface; 1. The Fighting Quaker; 2. An Imperial Action; 3. Coming of Age in the Marines; 4. Uncle Sam's Racketeer; 5. Spy and Soldier; 6. Général Butler; 7. The War on Drinking; 8. Standard Oil's Man; 9. The Mussolini Affair; 10. An Unsettling Proposal; 11. The Plot Unravels; 12. Cassandra; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Mark Strecker.

Abstract:

"This historical biography explores Butler, a little-known American Marine who exposed an alleged fascist coup to remove President Franklin D. Roosevelt from office. This text is an exploration of the political issues of the first half of the twentieth century and an examination of a man who shifted from Republican ideals to anti-corporate, left-wing populism"--Provided by publisher.

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