Gentleman Boss: The Life of Chester Alan Arthur

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Knopf, 1975 - Biography & Autobiography - 500 pages
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Recounts the life, early career as lawyer and civil servant, and administration of the twenty-first president, tracing his advance from boss-dominated spoilsmanship and scandal to the presidency and disinterested and precedent-setting reform

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Review: Gentleman Boss: The Life of Chester Alan Arthur (Signature)

User Review  - Joel Fishbane - Goodreads

More an exhaustive overview of Gilded-Age US politics then an actual biography, Gentleman Boss remains one of the few books to focus on America's forgotten 21rst president (he's so forgotten that he ... Read full review

Review: Gentleman Boss: The Life of Chester Alan Arthur (Signature)

User Review  - Jürgen Mayer - Goodreads

Best combination of a competend written book (the facts) and a story which tells the story of this deeply emotional and sensible man (great surprise). After reading you may decide as mine, that this is the most underrated President. Read full review

Contents

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WITHOUT GOLD AND SILVER
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A GOOD APPOINTMENT
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About the author (1975)

Thomas C. Reeves is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin, Parkside and Senior Fellow at the Wisconsin Policy Institute. The author of The Life and Times of Joe McCarthy and the best-selling A Question of Character: A Life of John F. Kennedy, he lives in Franksville, Wisconsin.

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