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Charles Gates Dawes : a life

Author: Annette Dunlap
Publisher: Evanston, Illinois : Northwestern University Press and the Evanston History Center, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dawes was the vice president under Calvin Coolidge, but he also won the 1925 Nobel Peace Prize. This biography traces how, when the punitive armistice that ended the First World War resulted in a disabled, restive Germany, Dawes's diplomatic legerdemain averted war through a renegotiation of Germany's debt repayments.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Charles Gates Dawes; Charles Gates Dawes; Charles Gates Dawes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Dunlap
ISBN: 9780810134195 0810134195 9780810134201 0810134209 9780810134218 0810134217
OCLC Number: 947104860
Description: 330 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Applauded on exit --
Heir to a legacy --
The entrepreneur --
A budding politician --
Comptroller of the currency --
The empire builder --
Banker and philanthropist --
Military man --
Hell and Maria Dawes --
The ax wielder --
Reparations expert --
The campaigner --
Vice president --
Ambassador to the court of St. James's --
A banker once again --
The last lion.
Responsibility: Annette B. Dunlap.

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The definitive biography of Charles Gates Dawes, vice president under Calvin Coolidge, and longtime resident of Evanston, IL.  Read more...

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