President McKinley : architect of the American century
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|Greenwood PL - Greenwood||BIO MCKINLEY (Text)||36626103879375||Adult Biographies||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781451625448
- ISBN: 1451625448
- ISBN: 9781451625455
- ISBN: 1451625456
x, 608 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
- Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 
- Copyright: ©2017
|General Note:||"November 2017"--Title page verso.|
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages -583) and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Introduction -- Ohio roots -- The forge of war -- Life and work -- The Ohio Republicans -- Steadfast protectionist -- Four years in Columbus -- The Major versus the bosses -- St. Louis triumph -- The victor -- Building a cabinet -- Inauguration Day -- Taking charge -- White House life -- Cuba -- Year-end assessment -- America and Spain -- Path to war -- Victory at sea -- The Caribbean War -- End of hostilities -- Empire -- War's aftermath -- Aguinaldo -- Second-term question -- Second-term resolve -- China -- Reelection -- Family and nation -- Buffalo -- Epilogue.|
|Summary, etc.:||"In this great American story, acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation of William McKinley, which loses out to the brilliant and flamboyant Theodore Roosevelt who succeeded him after his assassination. He portrays McKinley as a chief executive of consequence whose low place in the presidential rankings does not reflect his enduring accomplishments and the stamp he put on the country's future role in the world"--|
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