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Author Lurie, Jonathan
Title William Howard Taft : The Travails of a Progressive Conservative
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Note Intro -- Halftitle page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Preface -- Part One The Road to the Presidency -- 1 The Early Years, 1857-1887 -- 2 Judges and Justice, 1887-1900 -- 3 Roosevelt and Taft in the Philippines, 1900-1904 -- 4 The Unwilling Heir, 1904-1908 -- Part Two The Presidency -- 5 President Taft: Tensions and Travail, 1909-1910 -- 6 Jockeying on the Court, 1910-1911 -- 7 At the Brink, 1911 -- 8 The Split, 1912 -- 9 Relief and Renewal, 1913-1921 -- Epilogue -- Bibliographical Note -- Index
This book sheds light on William Howard Taft, re-examining the Taft-Theodore Roosevelt relationship and placing Taft in a progressive context
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lurie, Jonathan William Howard Taft : The Travails of a Progressive Conservative New York : Cambridge University Press,c2011 9780521514217
Subject Taft, William H. -- (William Howard), -- 1857-1930.;Taft, William H. -- (William Howard), -- 1857-1930 -- Political and social views.;Roosevelt, Theodore, -- 1858-1919.;Presidents -- United States -- Biography.;United States -- Politics and government -- 1909-1913.;United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933
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