The Warrior and the Priest: Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt

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Harvard University Press, 1983 - History - 442 pages
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The colossal figures who shaped the politics of industrial America emerge in full scale in this engrossing comparative biography. In both the depth and sophistication of intellect that they brought to politics and in the titanic conflict they waged with each other, Roosevelt and Wilson were, like Hamilton and Jefferson before them, the political architects for an entire century.
  

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Review: The Warrior and the Priest: Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt

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John Milton Cooper Jr.'s book, "The Warrior and the Priest," has a dual focus on the lives and presidencies of Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. In essence, the book functions as a dual biography ... Read full review

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Worthwhile, perceptive, authoritative, concise. Read full review

Contents

Knickerbocker and Gray
5
Manse and World
15
Paths of Glory
27
Groves of Academe
44
Acquaintances
59
Public Performer
69
Academic Reformer
89
Stalemate and Departure
109
On the Hustings
187
The New Nationalism versus
206
Party Leader
229
Crossroads of Politics
248
Designs of Diplomacy
266
Facing War
288
The Decision to Intervene
303
The End of the Conflict
324

Spokesman and Critic
119
Adversaries
130
The Great Campaign
138
Insurgent
143
Frontrunner
164
Legacies
346
Notes
365
Acknowledgments
425
Index
431
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About the author (1983)

Cooper is E. Gordon Fox Professor of American Institutions at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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