To End All Wars: Woodrow Wilson and the Quest for a New World Order

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Princeton University Press, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 381 pages
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In his widely acclaimed To End All Wars, Thomas Knock provides an intriguing, often provocative narrative of Woodrow Wilson's epic quest for a new world order. The account follows Wilson's thought and diplomacy from his policy toward revolutionary Mexico, through his dramatic call for "Peace without Victory" in World War I, to the Senate's rejection of the League of Nations. Throughout Knock explores the place of internationalism in American politics, sweeping away the old view that isolationism was the cause of Wilson's failure and revealing the role of competing visions of internationalism--conservative and progressive.

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This is not a biography of Wilson but a story of the man and his vision of a League of Nations. Knock (history, Southern Methodist Univ.) tries to show that Wilson embraced the concept during his ... Read full review

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