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Woodrow Wilson's right hand : the life of Colonel Edward M. House

Author: Godfrey Hodgson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The importance of Colonel Edward M. House in twentieth-century American foreign policy is enormous: from 1913 to 1919 he served not only as intimate friend and chief political adviser to President Woodrow Wilson but also as national security adviser and senior diplomat. Yet the relationship between House and the president ended in a quarrel at the Paris peace conference of 1919 - largely because of Mrs. Wilson's
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Edward Mandell House; Woodrow Wilson; Edward Mandell House; Woodrow Wilson; Woodrow Wilson; Edward Mandell House; Edward Mandell House; Woodrow Wilson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Godfrey Hodgson
ISBN: 0300092695 9780300092691
OCLC Number: 61864854
Description: xiv, 335 pages, [20] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: A coming together and a falling apart. --
Origins of a Texas gentleman. --
The Texas kingmaker. --
Going national. --
Making Woodrow Wilson president. --
The hungry horde. --
Wall Street and Mexico. --
The Schrippenfest affair. --
Trying to end the war in Europe. --
America drifts into the war. --
1917. --
The inquiry and the Fourteen Points. --
Russia. --
Armistice. --
The covenant. --
The end of a friendship. --
The end of the treaty. --
Watching the world go by.
Responsibility: Godfrey Hodgson.
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