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Henry L. Stimson : the first wise man

The twentieth century witnessed the rise of the United States as the preeminent player on the world stage. While many individuals were responsible for the American ascension, few have left a larger legacy in the arena of foreign policy than Henry L. Stimson. Serving nearly every American president from Theodore Roosevelt to Harry S. Truman, Stimson shaped America's worldview and influenced America's foreign affairs decisions for over 40 years. A Republican, Stimson served as Secretary of War under William H. Taft (1911-13), Secretary of State under Herbert Hoover (1929-33), and Secretary of
eBook, English, 2001
SR Books, Wilmington, Del., 2001
1 online resource (xxiii, 222 pages)
9781461637288, 1461637287
Print version:
Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The First Wise Man; Chronology; 1 Preparation of a Policymaker; 2 Taft, Roosevelt, and the Progressive Stimson; 3 The White Man's Burden; 4 Spears of Straw and Swords of Ice; 5 The Only Deadly Sin Is Cynicism; 6 Architect of Victory; Conclusion: Elder Statesman; Bibliographic Essay; Index
Electronic reproduction, [Place of publication not identified], HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010