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Woodrow Wilson : essential writings and speeches of the scholar-president

Author: Woodrow Wilson; Mario R Di Nunzio
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2006.
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"Woodrow Wilson: Essential Writings & Speeches of the Scholar-President collects Wilson's most formative work, from early essays on religion to his famous "Fourteen Points" speech, which introduced the idea of the League of Nations. Among the last of the presidents to write his own speeches, Wilson left behind works which offer impressive insights into his mind and his age."--BOOK JACKET.
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Named Person: Woodrow Wilson; Woodrow Wilson; Woodrow Wilson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Woodrow Wilson; Mario R Di Nunzio
ISBN: 9780814719848 0814719848
OCLC Number: 62897313
Description: xvi, 429 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Woodrow Wilson: scholar-president. --
On religion. Early religious essays ; The clergyman and the state ; The Bible and progress. --
Biographical sketches. William Earl Chatham ; John Bright ; An old master: Adam Smith ; Edmund Burke: the man and his times ; Benjamin Franklin ; Abraham Lincoln: a man of the people. --
On education and scholarship. True scholarship ; On the study of politics: address to Princeton alumni ; Mere literature ; Inaugural address as president of Princeton ; The Princeton preceptorial system ; My ideal of the true university ; On the importance of the liberal arts: address to the Association of American Universities. --
The historian. On the writing of history ; The course of American history ; The making of the nation ; States rights ; The reconstruction of the Southern states ; The significance of American history.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Mario R. DiNunzio.
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