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Henry L. Stimson : the first wise man

Author: David F Schmitz
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 2001.
Series: Biographies in American foreign policy, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The twentieth century witnessed the rise of the United States as the preeminent player on the world stage. While many individuals were responsible for the American ascension, few have left a larger legacy in the arena of foreign policy than Henry L. Stimson. Serving nearly every American president from Theodore Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman, Stimson shaped America's worldview and influenced America's foreign affairs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Henry L. Stimson.
Wilmington, Del. : SR Books, 2001
(DLC) 00032190
Named Person: Henry L Stimson; Henry L Stimson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David F Schmitz
ISBN: 9781461637288 1461637287
OCLC Number: 891383795
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 222 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The First Wise Man; Chronology; 1 Preparation of a Policymaker; 2 Taft, Roosevelt, and the Progressive Stimson; 3 The White Man's Burden; 4 Spears of Straw and Swords of Ice; 5 The Only Deadly Sin Is Cynicism; 6 Architect of Victory; Conclusion: Elder Statesman; Bibliographic Essay; Index.
Series Title: Biographies in American foreign policy, no. 5.
Responsibility: David F. Schmitz.
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The twentieth century witnessed the rise of the United States as the preeminent player on the world stage. Henry L Stimson was among those individuals responsible for the American ascension in the  Read more...

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